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Wasted Talent


I came across this quote while watching LAaRT on PBS and think it is one of the most amazing things I’ve read – just had to share:

There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And, if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.
– Martha Graham

At first I was inspired, and then a little sad. It also reminded me of another quote I heard in the movie “A Bronx Tale.” Chazz Palminteri’s charachter, Sonny,┬ásaid, “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent.”

I believe we are creative beings and it’s sad when people don’t bring their inner beauty to light…I encourage you to follow your dreams – I actually wrote and recorded a song about it – here’s a snippet: