Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.
The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
Practice as if you are the worst, perform as if you are the best.
Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality.
I like to feel the burn of the audience's eyes when I'm whispering all my darkest secrets into the microphone
The best performance improvement is the transition from the non-working state to the working state.
I'm just a musical prostitute, my dear.
Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Non performance can always be explained away.
Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.
The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.
It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises but only performance is reality.
Let your performance do the thinking.
The difference between performance and outperformance often comes down not to what you buy, but how you buy it.
Don't mistake activity with achievement.
Find your authentic voice, become vulnerable, and then put yourself out there.