“I always try to turn every disaster into an opportunity.” – Attributed to John D. Rockefeller Bookmark It
“It may be those who do most, dream most.” – Attributed to Stephen Leacock Bookmark It
Whether it’s a screenplay or a product or a business model, it’s not enough that the thing works; we have to understand why it works. Only then do we get to apply that knowledge to newer (and better) screenplays and products and business models. But here’s the rub: to learn the ‘why’, we sometimes have to break the thing that works.
“Right from the beginning, I believed that staying on course was what counted. The sheer process of attrition would wear others down. Them that stuck it out was them that won.” – Attributed to Harrison[…]
“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.” – Attributed to Niels Bohr, physicist and Nobel laureate Bookmark It
“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself, and you are the easiest person to fool.” – Attributed to Richard Fenyman Bookmark It