Matt Berninger of The National and EL VY in The Telegraph:

I was well into my thirties and I was creative director at a new-media company, dating a Swedish girl and flying to Stockholm on weekends. I was doing well. But, once I entertained the thought that maybe I wouldn’t ever have to go and sit in conference rooms with Mastercard to discuss web ads again, I couldn’t shake it…

I reference wikipedia a lot, but it’s not often that I find such an inspirational quote.