They will always say something about the young man that showed up ‘without his ducks in a row’ to work. “Only an idiot would put himself forward without right education and training. He is sure to make a fool of himself!”
The young man doesn’t have time for the critics. He is too busy figuring it out on the go. The master across the river looks on at the young man and sees himself. The blind look at the young man and laugh.
Genius in its infancy looks like stupidity to the lame, and genius to the master.
“Genius is 1 percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration”