This is something that's been on my mind a lot recently: whether we have to make a decision between earning a sensible income and pursuing our passions or dreams. Obviously, sometimes it's not a choice between the two. There are many people who earn not just a decent living, but a very handsome income from the thing that brings them the most joy.
However, there are many more for whom the road isn't that simple. My instant response to this is that we should never give up. If there's something you want badly, you shouldn't let anything stand in your way (at least not for long). Success, by what ever you define it, might be waiting just around the corner and if you give up (or just don't try), you'll never know how close you came.
More importantly though, if every single person that has ever resided on this rock we call home had chosen money over the love of whatever it is they adored, what a very, very poor world we'd live in.