Facts about James Broughton

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James Broughton was a famous Director from USA, who lived between November 10, 1913 and May 17, 1999. He/she became 85 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac scorpio, who is known for Transient, Self-Willed, Purposeful, Unyielding. Our collection contains 34 quotes who is written / told by James.

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Famous quotes by James Broughton (34)


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"The American public does not know poets exist"
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"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"
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"In the world of poetry there are would-be poets, workshop poets, promising poets, lovesick poets, university poets, and a few real poets"
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"If bitterness wants to get into the act, I offer it a cookie or a gumdrop"
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"Consciousness is the glory of creation"
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"Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with gracious respect"
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"Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone they admire or they are possessed with an image of what they ought to be"
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"Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors"
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"Poetry for me is as much a spiritual practice as sexual ecstasy is"
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"Everything is Song. Everything is Silence. Since it all turns out to be illusion, perfectly being what it is, having nothing to do with good or bad, you are free to die laughing"
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"Acclaim is a distraction"
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"A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life worth living"
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"The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole lyric"
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"My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images"
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"If you don't fill your days with love, you are wasting your life"
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"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"
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"I had a toy theater and a magic lantern, and when I was eight I built a stage for theatricals in the attic"
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"And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater, wherein all humans are acting out their parts"
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"My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls"
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"My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of allowing love to invade and pervade one's life. That can make the miracle happen in reality. Try it"
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"Most poets in their youth begin in adolescent sadness. I find it more rewarding to end in gladness"
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"I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless"
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"I often start writing in order to excite an expansive emotion"
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"I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside"
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"The quietest poetry can be an explosion of joy"
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"For me, prose walks, poetry dances"
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"Everything that ever happened is still happening. Past, present and future keep happening in the eternity which is Here and Now"
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"The only limits are, as always, those of vision"
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"I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing it in public"
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"For me a poem has to sing out of itself and the lilt of it carries the magic"
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"Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in a theater"
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"Amazement awaits us at every corner"
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"Adversity is a stimulus"
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"I consider my films to be poems that are all as personal as my writing and as hand-made"


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