Friday, February 29, 2008

Understanding Little; Understanding Much

In my acting class I often ask a student: "How much do you understand yourself? Give me a percentage." The eighteen year old invariably replies: "80%". The thirty year old says "50%". The forty year old says "35". I pause and add; "I'm down to about

There are as many cells in the human body as there are stars in the universe. We are as knowledgeable inward as we are outward.

"The mark of wisdom is knowing how little you know." The mark of happiness is accepting--and cherishing--that reality.

(Creativity springs from exploring that uncharted space.)


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