How to Make Your Dreams Come True

The problem with hard work is that it’s fundamentally boring to talk about. But I’m going to try.

Morning Sun, Edward Hopper

The problem with hard work is that it’s fundamentally boring to talk about.

Talent without hard work is nothing, nothing at all. It flares briefly and explodes in the grey world, and afterward we are not sure if it was anything at all.

You have to own the shame and struggle of being an artist, and try not to listen when people laugh — because people will laugh.

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