“When you present a performance, all you’re waiting for is a response to it. The response might be positive and reassuring. It might also be … terrible. The hard part is the next take, the next performance, the next day.” Julia Roberts

“When you present a performance, all you’re waiting for is a response to it. The response might be positive and reassuring. It might also be … terrible. The hard part is the next take, the next performance, the next day. To still be able to go to a place of exposing your feelings and showing what is the truth of what you’re trying to perform. And setting aside the risk of failure.”

Julia Roberts

Source: Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations – Julia Roberts: Daring and Vulnerable, Part 1

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