Regular Posts Tagged ‘quotes’
from stardust to stardust
25th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 0

“Ancient stars in their death throes spat out atoms like iron which this universe had never known. The novel tidbits of debris were sucked up by infant suns which, in turn, created yet more atoms when their race was run. Now the iron of old nova coughings vivifies the redness of our blood. “If stars [...]

Stay open to the flow of your genius
25th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 0

“There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. If you block it, it will never exist through any other medium. It will be lost. The world will not have it. It is [...]

life is magical and rad
25th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 0

“The capacity to blunder slightly is the real marvel of DNA. Without this special attribute, we would still be anaerobic bacteria and there would be no music.” – Lewis Thomas, from The Lives of a Cell

gargantuan waves of change and surfing to dazzling new heights
25th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 0

Somethings to consider when you feel change upon you: “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” – Chuang Tse “I can’t understand why people are afraid of new ideas, I’m afraid of the old ones.”- John Cage “Let the body think of the spirit as streaming, pouring, rushing [...]

the gospel of your genius
25th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 0

“If you give birth to the genius within you, it will free you. If you do not give birth to the genius within you, it will destroy you.” – Jesus, The Gnostic Gospel of Thomas

it moves
17th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 0

“God, to me, it seems, is a verb, not a noun, proper or improper.” – R. Buckminster Fuller

The reason art is so valuable
14th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 0

‎”The reason art is so valuable is precisely why I can’t tell you how to do it. If there was a map, there’d be no art because art is the act of navigating without a map” – Seth Godin

David Abram – Flight from Embodiment
9th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 2

If there is one book that I would consider “the good book” / highly recommended beyond all else / the book I would grab in a fleeing moment – it would be David Abram‘s The Spell of the Sensuous. Just this past Friday, I learned that he has a new one out – Becoming Animal [...]

An artist must be a warrior
8th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 0

At the end of The War of Art: Break Through Your Blocks and Win Your Creative Battles, by Steven Pressfield, he talks about when Krishna instructed Arjuna to do his work as an offering to God: “Give the act to me Purged of hope and ego, Fix your attention on the soul. Act and do [...]

thou shall not resist your genius
8th Jan 2011Posted in: Text 1

From The War of Art: Break Through Your Blocks and Win Your Creative Battles, by Steven Pressfield: “Resistance is the most toxic force on the planet. It is the root of more unhappiness than poverty, disease [...] To yield to Resistance deforms our spirit. It stunts us and makes us less than we are and [...]