Sharks in the water poke out their fins as they swim in hungry circles. The boy has read books about sharks; he knows they like to eat sandwiches the best, so he isn’t afraid of them.
“A lady strives for perfection. What’s the point of doing anything unless you do it as well as you possibly can?”
–The Classy Crooks Club by Alison Cherry
To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.
He was, however, extraordinary, and that tended to scare townsfolk, who were hooked on the Ordinary with a capital O, and preferred their day-to-day served without any Extra.
–Beyond the Laughing Sky by Michelle Cuevas