James Broughton Quotes

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Born: November 10, 1913, Modesto, California, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Port Townsend, Washington, USA, May 17, 1999
Occupation: Director

1.
Amazement awaits us at every corner.
- James Broughton

2.
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with gracious respect.
- James Broughton

3.
Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in a theater.
- James Broughton

4.
Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now.
- James Broughton

5.
For me, prose walks, poetry dances.
- James Broughton

6.
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

7.
I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
- James Broughton

8.
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

9.
My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images.
- James Broughton

10.
Poetry for me is as much a spiritual practice as sexual ecstasy is.
- James Broughton

11.
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

12.
The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.
- James Broughton

13.
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

14.
Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.
- James Broughton

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