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Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open. ...
by James Broughton

Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
- James Broughton

Related topics: Trust

I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
- James Broughton

Poetry for me is as much a spiritual practice as sexual ecstasy is.
- James Broughton

A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life
is the only life worth living.
- James Broughton

 

Rarest of the real poets are born poets.
They are the oddballs, not the professors.
- James Broughton

If you don't fill your days with love,
you are wasting your life.
- James Broughton

I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal
as my writing and as hand-made.
- James Broughton

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Acclaim is a distraction.
- James Broughton

Everything is Song.
Everything is Silence.
Since it all turns out to be illusion,
perfectly being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad,
you are free to die laughing.
- James Broughton

Everything that ever happened is still happening.
Past, present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now.
- James Broughton

I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks,
to do what they were most afraid of doing,
to widen their horizons of action.
- James Broughton

Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or
India one is greeted with gracious respect.
- James Broughton

The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.
- James Broughton

Adversity is a stimulus.
- James Broughton

Consciousness is the glory of creation.
- James Broughton

Some artists shrink from self-awareness,
fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and
even their desire to create.
The truth of the matter is quite opposite.
- James Broughton

And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater,
wherein all humans are acting out their parts.
- James Broughton

The American public does not know poets exist.
- James Broughton

Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness.
I find it more rewarding to end in gladness.
- James Broughton

If bitterness wants to get into the act,
I offer it a cookie or a gumdrop.
- James Broughton

I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the
art by airing and arguing it in public.
- James Broughton

For me a poem has to sing out of itself and the lilt of it carries the magic.
- James Broughton

The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
- James Broughton

The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses
the gift of a whole lyric.
- James Broughton

Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone
they admire or they are possessed with an image of what they ought to be.
- James Broughton

I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside.
- James Broughton

Today the U.S.
is farther from being nourished by poetry than it was a hundred years ago,
when books of poems were best-sellers.
- James Broughton

True delicacy is not a fragile thing.
- James Broughton

I had a toy theater and a magic lantern,
and when I was eight I built a stage for theatricals in the attic.
- James Broughton

In the world of poetry there are would-be poets,
workshop poets, promising poets, lovesick poets,
university poets, and a few real poets.
- James Broughton

Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved
everything that went on in a theater.
- James Broughton

For me, prose walks, poetry dances.
- James Broughton

Amazement awaits us at every corner.
- James Broughton

Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
- James Broughton

My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls.
- James Broughton

My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of
allowing love to invade and pervade one's life.
That can make the miracle happen in reality.
Try it.
- James Broughton

I often start writing in order to excite an expansive emotion.
- James Broughton

My films are an extension of my poetry,
using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images.
- James Broughton

Resilience is about believing in yourself,
and trusting your own wisdom rather than
being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I'm trusting and being myself...
everything in my life reflects this
by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

I'm trusting in the Lord and a good lawyer.
- Oliver North

We are composed of self-contradictions.
Each of us is loving in some moments - hateful in others.
Patient and calm sometimes - harried by urgency at others.
Understanding - and self-absorbed.
Reassuring - and sarcastic.
Generous - and greedy.
Trusting - and jealous.
Comforting - and snappish.
Original - and stuck in a rut.
Thankful - and needy.
Forgiving - and vengeful.
Nurturing ourself - and stuffing ourself with fast food.
Honoring our bodies - and overstressing.
Being Joyful - and Suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are,
how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that
we will be kind and take care of their needs.
- James Herriot

Actors are trusting souls, and we must go by gut-level instinct,
even after our agents and business managers weigh all the odds.
- Anne Archer

There has to be a measure of faith.
That's what this business is all about:
trusting in something that may never show up,
that you have no concrete proof of.
- Wentworth Miller

I believe in trusting men, not only once but twice -
in giving a failure another chance.
- James Cash Penney

When I'm trusting and being myself as fully as possible,
everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily,
often miraculously.
- Shakti Gawain

I've been around horses, but I certainly wouldn't call
myself a horseman by any means.
It's a combination of being very aware of them,
and not trusting them.
- Chris Cooper

We must fight as a race for everything that makes for
a better country and a better world.
We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less.
- Ralph Bunche

Grandma cheated whenever she could.
She cheated because it was a much more scientific and
surer way of winning than trusting to luck.
- Allan Sherman

I still find trusting people quite hard.
I've got a couple of mates that I do let in,
but that's it.
It's something I've got to sort out -
I cut people off.
- Robbie Williams

Depend upon yourself.
Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it.
You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body -
by judicious,
daily exercise.
To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
- Grantland Rice

In order to be discipled by others a person must have a trusting heart,
one that listens even when it doesn't fully comprehend or see the end result.
- Ed Townsend

To persevere, trusting in what hopes he has,
is courage in a man.
- Euripides

Trusting our intuition often saves us from disaster.
- Anne Wilson Schaef

I defend the right of almost everything to be published...
because I think that you're better off in trusting
the marketplace than allowing other people to make that decision.
- Christie Hefner

One of the functions of intelligence is to take account
of the dangers that come from trusting solely to the intelligence.
- Lewis Mumford

We really feel happier when things look bleak.
Hope is endurance.
Hope is holding on and going on and trusting in the Lord.
- Michael Novak

We are all born brave, trusting and greedy,
and most of us remain greedy.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Laws are made to protect the trusting as well as the suspicious.
- Hugo Black

A prince who will not undergo the difficulty of understanding
must undergo the danger of trusting.
- George Savile

Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions,
comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.
- Freeman Thomas

The reader of these Memoirs will discover that I never
had any fixed aim before my eyes,
and that my system, if it can be called a system,
has been to glide away unconcernedly on the stream of life,
trusting to the wind wherever it led.
- Giacomo Casanova

I thought cryptography was a technique that did not
require your trusting other people-that if you encrypted your files,
you would have the control to make the choice as to
whether you would surrender your files.
- Whitfield Diffie

As you suggested I have in the following disputed certain passages,
trusting you will do me the justice either to modify
the same or add a note in the new edition stating that I dispute,'
etc.
- Denis Kearney

Trusting in Christ, we may boldly join in the combat,
and enlist ourselves among that disinterested band,
who fight not for human ambition, or human praise,
but for the honour of our Saviour, and the salvation of men.
- John Strachan

If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles
and followers of Jesus Christ,
trusting not in man but in the living God,
he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan,
and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands.
- Adam Clarke

Actors get pigeonholed very quickly,
particularly movie actors.
In the theater, one is more used to casting people
against type and trusting that their talent and skill will get them through.
- Sam Mendes

You automatically are trusting because not only is the person a friend,
they are so incredibly gifted that you know someone
is going to be able to hit the ball back to you across the net.
- Jennifer Beals

Once everyone else around you starts to become incredibly comfortable -
if anything,
quite happy with what you are doing -
then I start to settling in and trusting all those
choices that I've made up to that point.
- Josh Lucas

I think he was absolutely right not to go to UN last week...
First things first - that is, values and people here
in their local communities,
and remembering all politics is local,
and trusting people more.
- Patricia Hewitt


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