If you're going to fail, fail big. If you don't, you're never going to make a difference. Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. Ask yourself one question: If I didn't have to do it perfectly, what would I try?
For many of you, the biggest obstacle to getting there will be a fear that you have carried with your since childhood — the fear of humiliation, of embarrassment, of ridicule. That is SO stupid! Oh ... sorry. But really, you have to stop caring about that, which brings me to Travolta's law.
My brother David and Jim Abrahams and I were having pie at Rumpelmeyer's Coffee Shop in New York on the day after our third movie, "Top Secret," opened. The reviews were terrible and it was bombing at the box office. We were really getting into some serious moping and self-flagellation when John Travolta walked in.
在我们的第三部电影《笑破铁幕》上映第二天，我和我的兄弟戴维还有吉姆•亚伯拉罕当时正在纽约Rumpelmeyer 咖啡店里吃苹果派。人们对这部电影的评价很糟，售票处像被轰击过一样，空空如也。我们当时很极其消沉，不断自责，这时约翰·特拉沃尔塔走了进来。内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-9203-294807-1.html