Monday Motivator: The Value of What You Don’t Know

Monday Motivator Motivation Quote

“In those moments when you feel discouraged or lost in the studio, or when you experience rejection, rest completely assured that what you don’t know about something is also a form of knowledge, though much harder to understand.

“In many ways, making art is like blindly trying to see the shape of what you don’t yet know. Whenever you catch a little a glimpse of that blind spot, of your ignorance, of your vulnerability, of that unknown, don’t be afraid or embarrassed to stare at it.”
Maria Popova, Brainpickings What It Really Takes to Be an Artis

Knowing we don’t know gives us the possibility of continuing on the (life-long) journey of learning. If we knew everything, it’d be the end of the road and what would we look forward to then?

Monday motivator quote

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