Pearls from artists* # 270
* an ongoing series of quotations – mostly from artists, to artists – that offers wisdom, inspiration, and advice for the sometimes lonely road we are on.
As Charlie Parker quipped, “If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.” And it won’t register in your bearing: this is the earned credit for trying to walk the daily tightrope and tell your story when you get to the other side.
Joel Dinerstein in The Origins of Cool in Postwar America
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Posted on October 18, 2017, in 2017, An Artist's Life, Creative Process, Inspiration, Pearls from Artists, Quotes and tagged "The Origins of Cool in Postwar America", Charlie Parker, Joel Dinerstein, tell your story, walk the daily tightrope. Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.