"To create is to potentially embarrass oneself in front of
others. It is about the courage to be oneself and to be seen as
oneself. Putting ink to a page, or pressing one’s fingers against clay,
or typing a line of computer code, or blowing glass and realizing
mistake. Or success. With everyone watching. But most importantly, you.
So it dawned upon me how important it is to be creative. Because
it means you have within you infinite capacity to experiment. You are
unafraid to go somewhere new because you are creating a new thought
process about your own creativity. You know that if you stop and no
longer challenge yourself, you cease to be creative. You become still,
silent, and the bow no longer connect with the strings and music is not
made. And you do not exist. You show you do not have the courage to
Creativity is courage. The world needs more fearless people that can
influence all disciplines to challenge their very existence. Creativity
is reflection aimed not at yourself, but at the world around you."