[We Cannot Calculate Our Important Contests, Adventures, And Great Loves To The End. The Only Thing We Can Really Count On Is Getting Surprised. No Matter How Much Preparation We Do, In The Real Tests Of Our Lives, We'll Be In Unfamiliar Terrain. Conditions Might Not Be Calm Or Reasonable. It May Feel As Though The Whole World Is Stacked Against Us. This Is When We Have To Perform Better Than We Ever Conceived Of Performing. I Believe The Key Is To Have Prepared In A Manner That Allows For Inspiration, To Have Laid The Foundation For Us To Create Under The Wildest Pressures We Ever Imagined.]

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