I've done a few more reviews lately than normal, mostly in the area of film, simply because I enjoy sharing my thoughts and encouraging discussion on them. But I would like to point out that the focus of this blog itself is not to find flaws in works of art simply to give me a reason to hear myself blather on about something, but rather to celebrate the art forms and artists themselves. It is in this regard that I'd like to share this quote for the day and applaud all people who have an idea or dream and strive to realize it.
I take my hat off to you.
"It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat."