I wanted to be a professional dancer for a period of time, and I did a lot of dancing and choreography and got paid for it.
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Never limit yourself because of others' limited imagination; never limit others because of your own limited imagination.
You have the right to be involved. You have something important to contribute, and you have to take the risk to contribute it.
Never be limited by other people's limited imaginations.
The thing that I have done throughout my life is to do the best job that I can and to be me.
We look at science as something very elite, which only a few people can learn. That's just not true. You just have to start early and give kids a foundation. Kids live up, or down, to expectations.
When God made the color purple, God was just showing off.
I always knew I'd go to space.
Science provides an understanding of a universal experience, and arts provides a universal understanding of a personal experience.
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