Hugh McLeod quotes

“Admit that your own private Mount Everest exists. That is half the battle.”

Hugh McLeod

“Anyone can be an idealist. Anyone can be a cynic. The hard part lies somewhere in the middle i.e. being human.”

Hugh McLeod

“If you try to make something just to fit your uninformed view of some hypothetical market, you will fail. If you make something special and powerful and honest and true, you will succeed.”

Hugh McLeod

“It's about what YOU are going to do with the short time you have left on this earth.”

Hugh McLeod

“Publishers are just middlemen. That's all. If artists could remember that more often, they'd save themselves a lot of aggravation.”

Hugh McLeod

“Put your whole self into it, and you will find your true voice. Hold back and you won't. It's that simple.”

Hugh McLeod

“Question how much freedom your path affords you. Be utterly ruthless about it. It's your freedom that will get you to where you want to go.”

Hugh McLeod

“The only people who can change the world are people who want to. And not everybody does.”

Hugh McLeod

“There's no correlation between creativity and equipment ownership. None. Zilch. Nada. Actually, as the artist gets more into his thing, and as he gets more successful, his number of tools tends to go down. He knows what works for him. Expending mental energy on stuff wastes time.”

Hugh McLeod