Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Hugh Jackman on Creative Courage

"I've always felt that if you back down from a fear, the ghost of that fear never goes away. It diminishes people. So I've always said 'yes' to the thing I'm most scared about. The fear of letting myself down -- of saying 'no' to something that I was afraid of and then sitting in my room later going, 'I wish I'd had the guts to say this or that' -- that galvanizes me more than anything."
--Hugh Jackman

I've often wondered if this kind of fear fuels creative drive.....