How Philip Glass got to be Philip Glass:
I work every morning without fail.
You practice and you get better. It's very simple.
I was not always the brightest bulb in the tree. I was a hardworking guy, but in my opinion I was not one of the most talented people at Juilliard. I didn't have that brilliance that some people really have, but I had a tremendous appetite for the work.
Motivation will make up for a lot of failings.
Philip Glass - Esquire - January 9, 2009
“We all are learning, modifying, or destroying ideas all the time. Rapid destruction of your ideas when the time is right is one of the most valuable qualities you can acquire. You must force yourself to consider arguments on the other side.
— Charles T. Munger”
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