It pays to rise against convention.
It pays to have a side gig. It's a part of being a rebel.
I polled one of my kid's class about what they wanted as gifts for the holidays and 27 out of 28 said they wanted iPads or iPhones—and most of those kids already had iPads and iPhones. They just wanted the newer one!
You can't know what is straight until you know what is crooked.
You just need to keep believing in yourself until one day others will have no choice but to believe in you, too.
The most important thing was not that I didn't know, but that I wasn't afraid to find out.
You don't to have a million bucks or a perfect life to be able to enjoy something as simple as a milk and cookie.
Why buy into somebody else's imagination?
Art is just art. Art is making. It's just doing. It's delightful. Stop judging yourself.
You need to get rid of the idea that there is such thing as good art and bad art.
Any time you're in front of the television, get some paper and make marks.
Kids need freedom. Freedom to be bored. Freedom to explore and play with their tools.
Toys shape play.
One of the biggest jobs of parents is teaching kids that other people actually exist.
I'm part of the last analog generation.
Any time we interact with a kid, we are constructing their childhood.
Everyday bravery is something that everyone in this room is capable of building within themselves.
Sometimes, you have to be the brave person….When it's time to do the right thing - do it. Brave people do it., even if they didn't wake up that morning thinking they were going to have to do it.
We need riots to get creative, to keep our creativity alive.
If we want to live in a progressive world, we should create.
It's interesting what two years being in a different world, literally, can do for your perspective.
Startups don't die because they run out of money, they die because they don't figure out who they are.
You think that history, you know, stops, but it's filtered down into future generations. You're not really sure why because nothing's really explained as much as somebody that maybe lived through the time.
I hit his MySpace pretty hard.
I just started connecting the dots.