“GODDAMMIT. No one is going to HAND art to you. You HAVE TO TAKE IT. It's not going to happen if you're worrying about other things. It's not going to HAPPEN if you're worrying about decorating the HOUSE. You have to KNOW you're a genius from the time you're FOURTEEN and not accept anything less. So if you WANT it, honey –” (to the slackjawed question-asker) ” — don't let ANYfucking thing stop you.”
Oh. Yeah. Wow. That IS it, isn't it? Sometimes I forget.
This is from bgirl.net (pivovision sent the link to me on 4/15 and I finally read it. it rocks)