“Striving for perfection is the greatest stopper there is.… It’s your excuse to yourself for not doing anything. Instead, strive for excellence, doing your best.”
– Sir Laurence Olivier
Cuckoo Clock Number 2 – A Watercolor Sketch
I like this one. It just makes me happy.
I love that quote today. If I were to strive for perfection, I’d
never be able to do little things like this. The joy is in the
creation, just for the sake of my love for art.
About Sir Laurence Olivier
The brilliant English actor Laurence Olivier, known for roles in such
films as The Entertainer, Rebecca, and Wuthering Heights, was central
in founding Britain’s National Theater, and was artistic director there
for ten years. He was born on May 22, 1907 in Surrey. Not a Method
actor, he used external attributes to create a character. He craved
performance and was depressed between jobs. He was the first actor to
direct his own Oscar-winning performance, in Hamlet. He died on July 11,