"Life is full of decisions," Yusuf said. "And
the more you try to buffer changes, the more, I think, you find yourself
stagnant and, in a way, losing the plot. Because we've got to explore.
children, the first thing we do is explore. The first thing we do is to try and
find out, 'Hey, is that fire hot? Oh! Yes, it is!'
"If we don't make some mistakes, we'll never experience
enough. And we do need to keep on
progressing and finding out more. And
that's what I've tried to do through my life, through my actions, through my
work, through charity, through education and through music."
For more info:
"Tell 'Em I'm Gone" by Yusuf / Cat Stevens (Sony
Legacy); Available via Amazon, Barnes & Noble and iTunes
Yusuf / Cat Stevens' official website
Follow @YusufCatStevens on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube
By CBSNews.com senior producer David Morgan