What is exciting is taking back the excitement of being able to debut something to an audience in exactly the way you want to.
I thought I'd reached the bottom a few times, but then I'd realise there was another 30 floors of despair below that.
I realized that I was afraid to really, really try something, 100%, because I had never reached true failure.
You're standing onstage in a sold-out arena with people singing your music, and you feel like the loneliest person in the world. Because here's a party that, essentially, it's for you. And you still somehow feel like you don't belong there. Those people all have their lives and go back home.
Luis von Ahn