Friday, July 09, 2010

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Wash Square Park Music #1
Washington Square Park

"If I'm going to do something that could be provocative or artistically relevant, I have to be prepared to put myself in a place where I feel unsafe, not completely in control. I have no fear of failure whatsoever, because often out of that uncertainty something is salvaged, something that is worthwhile comes about.

There is no progress without failure.

And each failure is a lesson learned. Unnecessary failures are the ones where an artist tries to second guess an audience's taste, and little comes out of that situation except a kind of inward humiliation."

~ David Bowie

1 comment:

Jennifer M. said...

Excellent point. All too often I fail to try because I'm afraid of failing. And consequently... I end up doing nothing. I need to learn to step out more and take a chance.