Amy Poehler: Great people do things before they’re ready

“Great people do things before they’re ready. They do things before they know they can do it. And by doing it, they’re proven right.”

You are reading this because I think there’s something inside of you–and inside of all of us–when we see something and we ponder, “I think I can do it, I think I can do it. But I’m afraid to.”

Bridging that gap, doing what you’re afraid of, getting out of your comfort zone, taking risks like that–THAT is what life is. And I think you might be really good. You might find out something about yourself that’s special. And if you’re not good, who cares? You tried something.”