Give yourself permission to be creative

Ethan Hawke in a TED video:

The time of our life is so short… are we spending it doing what’s important to us? Most of us not. The pull of habit is so huge, and that’s what makes kids so beautifully creative, is that they don’t have any habits, and they don’t care if they’re any good or not.

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If you want to help your community, if you want to help your family, if you want to help your friends, you have to express yourself. And to express yourself, you have to know yourself. It’s actually super easy. You just have to follow your love. There is no path. There’s no path till you walk it, and you have to be willing to play the fool.

“There’s no path till you walk it, and you have to be willing to play the fool.”