“I think most of the people involved in any art always secretly wonder whether they are really there because they’re good – or because they’re lucky.” Katharine Hepburn, photo by Florence Vandamm

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  1. October 13, 2014

    I think that its both…

    • October 16, 2014

      I think you’re right…

  2. George Kaplan
    October 13, 2014

    And some actors are incredibly lucky for they are possessed of the all the acting ability of a mollusc.

    • October 16, 2014

      A mollusc that photographs really well!

  3. October 14, 2014

    Same with musicians. You wouldn’t believe how many great singers and songwriters are waiting tables in Nashville, hoping to be “discovered” at the songwriters’ nights. There are just too many talents and not enough slots “at the top”. I suspect it’s that way with every art, really. The ones you hear about all the time are the lucky ones, but there are scores of talented people who go unsung.

    • October 16, 2014

      Luck and perseverance…
      “You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.”
      Maya Angelou

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