Advice to the Young from Patti Smith
Build a good name, rock poet Patti Smith advises the young. Keep your name clean. Don’t make compromises. Don’t worry about making a bunch of money or being successful. Be concerned about doing good work and protect your work. The American singer, poet and photographer Patti Smith is a living punk rock legend. In this video she gives powerful advice to the young: “Protect your work and if you build a good name, eventually that name will be its own currency. Life is like a roller coaster ride, it is never going to be perfect. It is going to have perfect moments and rough spots, but it’s all worth it.