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Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Writing, real writing, should leave a small sweet bruise somewhere on the writer ... and on the reader. Writing, real writing, should leave a small sweet bruise somewhere on the writer ... and on the reader.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: There is an integrity to story that comes from a real life lived in it. A story is clearly illumined from being raised up in it. In There is an integrity to story that comes from a real life lived in it. A story is clearly illumined from being raised up in it. In
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Dogs are the magicians of the universe. Dogs are the magicians of the universe.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: I was an aesthete rather than an athlete, and my only wish was to be an ecstatic wanderer. I was an aesthete rather than an athlete, and my only wish was to be an ecstatic wanderer.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: A runner is real when she takes the first step. A runner is real when she takes the first step.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: If you have never been called a defiant, incorrigible, impossible woman ... have faith. There is yet time. If you have never been called a defiant, incorrigible, impossible woman ... have faith. There is yet time.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: This wolf-woman Self must have freedom to move, to speak, to be angry, and to create. This wolf-woman Self must have freedom to move, to speak, to be angry, and to create.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: That sort of overintellectualization obscures the patterns of the Wild Woman and the instinctual nature of women. That sort of overintellectualization obscures the patterns of the Wild Woman and the instinctual nature of women.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Night is when we are closer to ourselves, closer to essential ideas and feelings that do not register so much during daylight hours. Night is when we are closer to ourselves, closer to essential ideas and feelings that do not register so much during daylight hours.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Since time out of mind, a considered act of heroism has been the cure for stultifying ambivalence. Since time out of mind, a considered act of heroism has been the cure for stultifying ambivalence.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: The deterioration of symbols is natural. They wear out, needing to be reclaimed, recreated; returned to the spirit. The deterioration of symbols is natural. They wear out, needing to be reclaimed, recreated; returned to the spirit.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Without art we live under the illusion that there is only time, and not eternity. Without art we live under the illusion that there is only time, and not eternity.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Our own sorrows seem heavy enough, even when lifted by certain long-term joys. But watching others hurt is the breaker of most any heart. Our own sorrows seem heavy enough, even when lifted by certain long-term joys. But watching others hurt is the breaker of most any heart.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Stories that rise from deep suffering can provide the most potent remedies for past, present, and even future ills. Stories that rise from deep suffering can provide the most potent remedies for past, present, and even future ills.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: A healthy woman is much like a wolf: robust, chock-full, strong life force, life-giving, territorially aware, inventive, loyal, roving. A healthy woman is much like a wolf: robust, chock-full, strong life force, life-giving, territorially aware, inventive, loyal, roving.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: I have to go to the woods, and I have to meet the wolf, or else my life will never begin. I have to go to the woods, and I have to meet the wolf, or else my life will never begin.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Be proud of your scars. They have everything to do with your strength, and what you've endured. They're a treasure map to the deep self. Be proud of your scars. They have everything to do with your strength, and what you've endured. They're a treasure map to the deep self.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: I became married at a young age and had two daughters and divorced at 26. I had to go on welfare to make ends meet. I had no way to I became married at a young age and had two daughters and divorced at 26. I had to go on welfare to make ends meet. I had no way to support myself.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Tears are a river that takes you somewhere ... Tears lift your boat off the rocks, off dry ground, carrying it downriver to someplace better. Tears are a river that takes you somewhere ... Tears lift your boat off the rocks, off dry ground, carrying it downriver to someplace better.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Artfulness is not simple entertainment, especially during upheaval, unleashing creative life is sacred duty. Artfulness is not simple entertainment,
especially during upheaval,
unleashing creative life is sacred duty.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Art is not meant to be created in stolen moments only. Art is not meant to be created in stolen moments only.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Bone by bone, hair by hair, Wild Woman comes back. Through night dreams, through events half understood and half remembered ... Bone by bone, hair by hair, Wild Woman comes back. Through night dreams, through events half understood and half remembered ...
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: When seeking guidance, don't ever listen to the tiny-hearted. Be kind to them, heap them with blessing, cajole them, but do not follow their advice. When seeking guidance, don't ever listen to the tiny-hearted. Be kind to them, heap them with blessing, cajole them, but do not follow their advice.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Unfurl the bandages, ready the medicine. Let us return now, wild women howling, laughing, singing up The One who loves us. Unfurl the bandages, ready the medicine. Let us return now, wild women howling, laughing, singing up The One who loves us.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: A woman must be able to stand in the face of power, because ultimately some part of that power will become hers. A woman must be able to stand in the face of power, because ultimately some part of that power will become hers.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: When a great ship is in harbor and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt. But that is not what great ships are built for. When a great ship is in harbor and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt. But that is not what great ships are built for.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Even in the best of worlds the soul needs refurbishing from time to time. Even in the best of worlds the soul needs refurbishing from time to time.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Rather than chairs and tables, I preferred the ground, trees, and caves, for in those places I felt I could lean against the cheek of God. Rather than chairs and tables, I preferred the ground, trees, and caves, for in those places I felt I could lean against the cheek of God.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: The predation of wolves and women by those who misunderstand them is strikingly similar. The predation of wolves and women by those who misunderstand them is strikingly similar.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: I am built close to the ground and of extravagant body. I am built close to the ground and of extravagant body.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: We all wish to be brave and strong in the face of disaster. We all wish to be looked up to for our endurance and efforts to help others. We all wish to be brave and strong in the face of disaster. We all wish to be looked up to for our endurance and efforts to help others.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach. Ours is not the task of fixing the entire world at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: When you focus with soul eyes, / You will see home in many, many places. When you focus with soul eyes, / You will see home in many, many places.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: For myself, solitude is rather like a folded-up forest that I carry with me everywhere and unfurl around myself when I have need. For myself, solitude is rather like a folded-up forest that I carry with me everywhere and unfurl around myself when I have need.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: The desire to force love to live only in its most positive form is what causes love ultimately to fall over dead. The desire to force love to live only in its most positive form is what causes love ultimately to fall over dead.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: The soul has no gender. The soul has no gender.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: So, let us push on now, and remember ourselves back to the wild soul. Let us sing her flesh back onto our bones. So, let us push on now, and remember ourselves back to the wild soul. Let us sing her flesh back onto our bones.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Even if one has friends, those friends may not be suns. Even if one has friends, those friends may not be suns.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Remember, if logic were all there really was to the world, then surely all men would ride sidesaddle Remember, if logic were all there really was to the world, then surely all men would ride sidesaddle
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Any time I find medicine that's helpful, I share it with everyone I know. Any time I find medicine that's helpful, I share it with everyone I know.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: There is no one a wildish woman loves better than a mate who can be her equal. There is no one a wildish woman loves better than a mate who can be her equal.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: To take the world into one's arms and act towards it in a soul-filled and soul-strengthening manner is a powerful act of wildish spirit. To take the world into one's arms and act towards it in a soul-filled and soul-strengthening manner is a powerful act of wildish spirit.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Friends who love you and have warmth for your creative life are the very best suns in the world. Friends who love you and have warmth for your creative life are the very best suns in the world.
Clarissa Pinkola Estes quotes: Don't waste your time hating a failure. Failure is a greater teacher than success. Listen, learn, go on. Don't waste your time hating a failure. Failure is a greater teacher than success. Listen, learn, go on.