was an awkward 13-year old kid, while lying on the floor
in my bedroom and gazing at the ceiling as if I was
looking into space itself; I somehow started to think
about and focus on random ideas of the effects of time.
As I continued to think about its implications and how
it could be relevant to my life, the more I began to
understand just how powerful these nine words could be.
I immediately jumped to my feet and used a can of black
spray paint to graffiti this thought onto the back of my
bedroom door. For the rest of my teenage years and until
I moved out of my parent's house, every time that I
opened my door to leave my bedroom I was reminded to
think about this...
something today, to make tomorrow, better than
- Scarpace (1989)