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James Broughton – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by James Broughton

 

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

– James Broughton


Amazement awaits us at every corner.

– 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


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


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


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


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

– James Broughton


Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open.

– 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