The Art of War

If you were meant to cure cancer or write a symphony or crack cold fusion and you don’t do it, you not only hurt yourself, even destroy yourself. You hurt your children. You hurt me. You hurt the planet.You shame the angels who watch over you and you spite the Almighty, who created you and only you with your unique gifts, for the sole purpose of nudging the human race one millimeter farther along its path back to God.Creative work is not a selfish act or a bid for attention on the part of the actor. It’s a gift to the world and every being in it. Don’t cheat us of your contribution

– STEVEN PRESSFIELD in “THE ART OF WAR

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One comment on “The Art of War

  1. And this even applies if you’re just a normal person without those genius skills – as you put it, everyone needs to do their best at being their best at whatever they do. This is their contribution to life and probably a big part of the reason they are here.

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