Words of wisdom, mostly for creative people

If your work or hobbies rely on creativity, listening to either one of these commencement speeches will help to keep you sane.

.. So be wise. Because the world needs more wisdom. And if you cannot be wise, then pretend to be someone who is wise and just behave like they would.
— Neil Gaiman
I never really had one of these dreams and so I advocate passionate, dedication to the pursuit of short-term goals. Be micro-ambitious. Put your head down and work with pride on whatever is in front of you.
— Tim Minchin
It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all – in which case, you fail by default.
— J.K. Rowling