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

Amazement awaits us at every corner.
- James Broughton

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

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

For me, prose walks, poetry dances.
- 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

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

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

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

The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy.
- 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

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

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