Your thoughts construct patterns like scaffolding in your mind. You are really etching chemical patterns. In most cases, people get stuck in those patterns, just like grooves in a record, and they never get out of them.
I’ll always stay connected with Apple. I hope that thoughout my life I’ll sort of have the thread of my life and the thread of Apple weave in and out of each other, like a tapestry. There may be a few years when I’m not there, but I’ll always come back.
If you want to live your life in a creative way, as an artist, you have to not look back so much. You have to be willing to take whatever you have done and whoever you were and throw them away.
The more the outside world tries to reinforce and image of you, the harder it is to continue to be an artist, which is why a lot of times, artist have to say, “Bye. I have to go. I’m going crazy and I’m getting out of here.” Any they go and hibernate somewhere. Maybe later they re-emerge a little differently.”