” I hopped on a train with some Polaroids I’d taken with a disposable camera. I got incredibly lucky and got signed right away and started working from the get-go. I planned to only do it for the summer, but then I fell in love with it, and I have never looked back.”
“Suppose I were to give you a key ring […] with a hundred keys, and I was to tell you that one of these keys will unlock it, this door we’re imagining opening in onto all you want to be, as a player. How many of the keys would you be willing to try?’
‘Well I’d try every darn one,’ Rader tells Lyle.
‘Then you are willing to make mistakes, you see. You are saying you will accept 99% error. The paralyzed perfectionist you say you would stand there before that door. Jingling the keys. Afraid to try the first key.”
― David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest
“MY STATEMENT IS: LIFE AIN’T EASY, IT’S SIMPLE. IF YOU BELIEVE IN SOMETHING, JUST-DO-IT-YOURSELF. I THINK EVERYBODY SHOULD FOLLOW THEIR DREAM, CAUSE YOU’LL ONLY HAVE ONE TICKET. LIVE A LITTLE FOR FUCK’S SAKE.”