You have to be curious about the world in which you live. Look things up. Chase down every reference. Go deeper than anybody else—that’s how you’ll get ahead. Google everything. Google your dreams, Google your problems. You’ll either find the answer or you’ll come up with a better question.
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“Every artist gets asked the question, “Where do you get your ideas?” The honest artist answers, “I steal them.”
“Everything that needs to be said has already been said. But, since no one was listening, everything must be said again.”
“Those who do not want to imitate anything, produce nothing.”
Step 1: Wonder at something.
Step 2: Invite others to wonder with you. You should wonder at the things nobody else is wondering about.
If everybody’s wondering about apples, go wonder about oranges. The more open you are about sharing your passions, the closer people will feel...
“if you copy from one author, it’s plagiarism, but if you copy from many, it’s research.”
“Fake it ’til you make it. Start copying what you love. Copy copy copy copy. At the end of the copy you will find your self.”
“Find the most talented person in the room, and if it’s not you, go stand next to him. Hang out with him. Try to be helpful.
If you ever find that you’re the most talented person in th...
“Telling yourself you have all the time in the world, all the money in the world, all the colors in the palette, anything you want—that just kills creativity.”
“Do good work and share it with people.”
Step one, “do good work,” is incredibly hard. There are no shortcuts. Make stuff every day. Know you’re going to suck for a while. Fail. Get better.
Step two, “share it with people,” was really hard up until about ten ...
"A good idea should be like a girl's skirt; long enough to cover the subject and short enough to create interest."
“Good artists borrow, great artists steal.”—T. S. Eliot’s dictum, Igor Stravinsky, Pablo Picasso, Steve Jobs
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