"The default state of any new idea is failure. It’s the execution–the fight against inertia–that matters. You have to remember to go against your instinct, to confront the ordinary, and to put up a fight."
"In a fear-based, failure-averse culture, people will consciously or unconsciously avoid risk. They will seek instead to repeat something safe that’s been good enough in the past. Their work will be derivative, not innovative. But if you can foster a positive understanding of failure, the opposite will happen."
Do the right thing do the right thing Do it all the time do it all the time Make yourself right, nevermind them Don’t you know you’re not the only one suffering
I see you up again, wandering so diligent- ly crossing your t’s as though it weren’t irrelevant.
They say formality, this is what they really meant: they can be the walk and we can be the pavement
Do the right thing do the right thing Do it all the time do it all the time Make yourself right, nevermind them Don’t you know you’re not the only one suffering Look what you’re up against, all the disingenuous.
They wave you along and say there’s always room for us. But we know better than that to take them serious. Still don’t let them make you bitter in the process. And when the light is up, this is how ought to be: We’ll make it alright, they’ll come around eventually. They say it’s nothing but that ain’t the reality, They may take us on but they can never take us easy. Cuz they ain’t moving, they’re just moving around So if you love yourself, you better get out get out, get out now do the right thing do the right thing do it all the time do it all the time make yourself right, nevermind them don’t you know you’re not the only one suffering