Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Let me tell you this: if you meet a loner, no matter what they tell you, it’s not because they enjoy solitude. It’s because they have tried to blend into the world before, and people continue to disappoint them.
If you’re going to get anywhere in learning mathematics, you need to learn to be comfortable not understanding something… The truth is that mathematicians are chronically lost and confused. It’s our natural state of being, and I mean that in a good way.
What does it mean to be a photographer when three billion people are walking around with phones in their pocket with cameras on them? What does it mean to be a professional writer when every 14 year old has a blog?