Work as hard and as much as you want to on the things you like to do the best. Don't think about what you want to be, but what you want to do.
— Richard Feynman
Creative work requires openness, interplay, slack.
— Fixation on outcome in creative work is often self-defeating - Andy Matuschak
They enjoy hard practices, (...) Often, they don't see what they do as sacrificial at all. They like it.
I never trust anyone who's more excited about success than about doing the thing they want to be successful at.
— Randall Munroe