Alan Alda Quotes

Originality is unexplored territory. You get there by carrying a canoe – you can’t take a taxi.

Be brave enough to live creatively. The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. You cannot get there by bus, only by hard work, risking and by not quite knowing what you are doing. […]

For some reason, leather bound copies of the goings on in Congress lined the shelves of our living room and I poured (sic) over them when I was twelve. I had never read anything so funny. From then on I knew I wanted to do comedy.

Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in awhile, or the light won’t come in.