By Stephanie Ciccarelli
November 17, 2011
For some people, voice acting is merely a hobby. For others, its a passion that is being developed with each syllable spoken and exploration of their voice.
If you were to stop now, would you miss out on a career that's spoken of for centuries?
Find out more in today's Vox Daily.
Earl Nightingale (d. 1989), personal development pioneer and radio legend, recorded programs starting in the early 1960s that still inspire people and help them to grow today. David has started listening to recordings of Nightingale's old broadcasts and happened to come across this wonderful anecdote relaying an exchange between a teacher and one of their pupils.
Teacher: I hope you're just dabbling in paint to amuse yourself.
Renoir: I'll stop painting when I stop being amused.
Impressionists Renoir, CÃ©zanne, Degas, Monet and Manet formed a society because they were viewed as outcasts in painting circles at the time. When looking back at the period now, most would consider those painters to be the best of their era. The walls of Paris' MusÃ©e d'Orsay are lined with masterpieces featuring works of Impressionist painters and those who followed in their brushstrokes.
It may go without saying but doing work that you consider to be fun makes work less laborious.
As you can see, taking the road less traveled can also yield success as you step away from the crowd in your art if only to amuse yourself.
Have you had an experience where you stood your ground and then later achieved success?
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