Sing what I want to sing. Be how I want to be. Reach as big an audience as I can. Isn’t that what art is meant to do?
You’re serving. You’re not a servant. Serving is a supreme art. God is the first servant. God serves men but he’s not a servant to men.
Sticking your head in the mouths of lions was balls. Making sure the lion don’t eat my head, that is art.[Sammy Fabelman: Putting your head in a lion’s mouth is art?]
I’ve come to realize that the moment when it’s time to act is not when risk is greatest. The real problems arise in the days, hours, and minutes leading up to the task and the minutes, hours, and days after. It all comes down to preparation, attention to detail, redundancies, redundancies, and redundancies.