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Top 100 Clarissa Quotes

#1. So, let us push on now, and remember ourselves back to the wild soul. Let us sing her flesh back onto our bones. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#2. Both Miss Lavinia and Miss Clarissa had a superstition, however, that he would have declared his passion, if he had not been cut short in his youth (at about sixty) by over-drinking his constitution, and over-doing an attempt to set it right again by swilling Bath water. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#3. When the personal soul life is burnt to ashes, a woman loses the vital treasure and begins to get dry boned as Death. In her unconscious, the desire for the red shoes, a wild joy, not only continues, it swells and floods, and eventually staggers to its feet and takes over, ferocious and famished. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#4. Do not lose heart. We were made for these times ... For years we have been learning, practicing, been in training for ... and just waiting to meet on this exact plain of engagement. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#5. The craft of questions, the craft of stories, the craft of the hands - all these are the making of something, and that something is soul. Anytime we feed soul, it guarantees increase. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#6. Why creeds and prayers and mackintoshes? when, thought Clarissa, that's the miracle, that's the mystery; that old lady, she meant, whom she could see going from chest of drawers to dressing-table. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#7. Wolves never look more funny than when they have lost the scent and scrabble to find it again: they hop in the air; they run in circles, they plow up the ground with their noses ... - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#8. Unfurl the bandages, ready the medicine. Let us return now, wild women howling, laughing, singing up The One who loves us. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#9. All field sports people are doing is turning an inevitable necessity into a pleasure. If the animal is going to be killed anyway, why not take pleasure in it? - Author: Clarissa Dickson Wright
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#10. Go. Go right now, and as soon, and as often as you can. Keep going. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#11. He is my captor. My lover. My tormenter.
He ruined me. My heart once belonged to him and now he's come to claim it forever.
I thought I could handle the truth.
I was wrong. - Author: Clarissa Wild
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#12. odd, he thought, how the thought of childhood keeps coming back to me. The result of seeing Clarissa, perhaps; for women live much more in the past than we do, he thought. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#13. Even though I don't have a lot of spare time, what I do have I'm very protective of, and so I make sure to have a normal life and to remember that, while it's important to keep in mind these conflicts are ongoing, it's also important to enjoy simple pleasures, too. - Author: Clarissa Ward
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#14. Whether you are possessed of a simple heart or the ambitions of an Amazon, whether you are trying to make it to the top or just make it through tomorrow, whether you be spicy or somber, regal or roughshod - the Wild Woman belongs to you. She belongs to all women. To - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#15. The most important thing is to hold on, hold out, for your creative life, for your solitude, for your time to be and do, for your very life. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#16. We can see that for the deep work to continue, trying to prove one's worth to the chorus of jealous hags is pointless. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#17. Im Hunter. The guy who has sex like an animal. If you're with me. I'll fucking tear you to pieces" -Hunter (fierce) - Author: Clarissa Wild
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#18. The quintessential feminine Self stands at the center of the psyche and it is wild, meaning natural and free, and utterly wise. It is not 'something' we must strive to create. This Self is already fully present, burning strong and waiting for us to come into its presence. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#19. Mondays are just like Sam from Clarissa Explains it All. They just show up through the damn window whenever the hell they feel like it. - Author: Shannon Woodward
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#20. The desire to force love to live only in its most positive form is what causes love ultimately to fall over dead. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#21. My brother's always hungry late at night, if he comes home that is. He always eats cheesy chips while he's half asleep on the couch. I look around, but he's not here, and I don't find any crumbs tucked into the couch bedding. The usual stain from his boots is missing from the carpet, and I - Author: Clarissa Wild
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#22. Let this expiate! - Author: Samuel Richardson
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#23. Don't waste your time hating a failure. Failure is a greater teacher than success. Listen, learn, go on. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#24. When a creature is exposed to violence, it will tend to adapt to that disturbance, so that when the violence ceases or the creature is allowed its freedom, the healthy instinct to flee is hugely diminished, and the creature stays put instead. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#25. When you're out in the field and spending time in these different places around the world, humility is one of the most important assets that will serve you well. - Author: Clarissa Ward
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#26. The streets seemed to chafe the very air ... and lift its leaves hotly, brilliantly, on waves of that divine vitality which Clarissa loved. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#27. Since time out of mind, a considered act of heroism has been the cure for stultifying ambivalence. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#28. I sometimes feel martial arts movies are like porn. They're addictive and no one really watches it for the script. - Author: Clarissa Cartharn
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#29. We're journalists, and so it's our job to be impartial and provide a fair and thorough assessment of what's happening on the ground from the perspective of what we're able to see. - Author: Clarissa Ward
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#30. By the middle of Henry VIII's reign, the white meats - that is, dairy products - were considered common fare and people from all classes would eat meat whenever they could get it. - Author: Clarissa Dickson Wright
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#31. She knows what's coming, and just that look of surrender in her eyes makes me horny as fuck. Not yet, Marcus. Not yet. Your turn will come soon. I don't know why this depravity turns me on so much. I should be revolted by my own desires, but I'm not. The - Author: Clarissa Wild
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#32. Wild Women: "They know instinctively when things must die and when things must live; they know how to walk away, they know how to stay. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#33. Stories are medicine. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#34. This wolf-woman Self must have freedom to move, to speak, to be angry, and to create. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#35. Stories are medicine. They have such power; they do not require that we do, be, act anything - we need only listen. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#36. Why, Sir, if you were to read Richardson for the story, your impatience would be so much fretted that you would hang yourself. But you must read him for the sentiment, and consider the story as only giving occasion to the sentiment. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#37. 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. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#38. Remember, if logic were all there really was to the world, then surely all men would ride sidesaddle - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#39. A runner is real when she takes the first step. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#40. Ritual is one of the ways in which humans put their lives in perspective, whether it be Purim, Advent, or drawing down the moon. Ritual calls together the shades and specters in people's lives, sorts them out, puts them to rest. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#41. We say it is the nature of the thing.Yet we find this destructive process exacerbated when the culture surrounding a women touts , nourishes, and protects destructive attitudes towards the deep instinctual and soulful nature. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#42. Story cannot be "studied." It is learned through assimilation, through living in its proximity with those who know it, live it, and teach it - more so through all the day-to-day mundane tasks of life, much more than the clearly ceremonial times. The - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#43. This is for everyone who needs a little evil every now and then. - Author: Clarissa Wild
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#44. If you've lost focus, just sit down and be still. Take the idea and rock it to and fro. Keep some of it and throw some away, and it will renew itself. You need do no more. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#45. What is this terror? what is this ecstasy? he thought to himself. What is it that fills me with this extraordinary excitement?
It is Clarissa, he said.
For there she was. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#46. The body is like the earth ... as vulnerable to overbuilding, being carved into parcels, cut off, overmined, and shorn of its power as any landscape. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#47. Clarissa, sane Clarissa-exultant, ordinary Clarissa- will go on, loving London, loving her life of ordinary pleasure, and someone else, a deranged poet, a visionary, will be the one to die. - Author: Michael Cunningham
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#48. It is worse to stay where one does not belong at all than to wander about lost for a while and looking for the psychic and soulful kinship one requires - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#49. I have to go to the woods, and I have to meet the wolf, or else my life will never begin. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#50. 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. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#51. Good-morning to you, Clarissa! - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#52. Story is far older than the art of science and psychology, and will always be the elder in the equation no matter how much time passes. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#53. 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. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#54. 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 - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#55. For God's sake *what*, sir? How can God's sake and your sake, I pray you, be the same?"
~Clarissa Harlowe~ - Author: Samuel Richardson
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#56. Like all other lonely or hungry things, ego loves the light. It sees light, and the possibility of being close to the soul, and it creeps up to it and steals one of its essential camouflages. In a hunger for soul, our own ego-self steals the pelt - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#57. Holy Mother is not meant to be a fence: Holy Mother is a Gate. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#58. And the Clave wants to meet Clarissa. You know that, Jace."
"The Clave can screw itself."
"Jace," Maryse said, sounding genuinely parental for a change. "Language."
"The Clave wants a lot of things," Jace amended. "It shouldn't necessarily get them all. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#59. Long ago the word alone was treated as two words, all one. To be all one meant to be wholly one, to be in oneness, either essentially or temporarily. That is precisely the goal of solitude, to be all one. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#60. People say you don't know what you've got until it's gone. Truth is, you knew what you had, you just never thought you'd lose it." - Anonymous - Author: Clarissa Wild
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#61. Thought Clarissa Dalloway, what a morning - fresh as if issued to children on a beach. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#62. Nature does not ask permission. Blossom and birth whenever you feel like it. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#63. A novel means a new way of doing a story. If you go back the origins of a novel, 'Clarissa' - that's not a novel; it's just a bunch of letters. But it isn't! Because it's organised in a particular way! A novel is what you make of it. - Author: Romesh Gunesekera
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#64. To be ourselves causes us to be exiled by many others, and yet to comply with what others want causes us to be exiled from ourselves. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#65. Close the TV and go into the night
Joyously dance under moonlight so bright! - Author: Clarissa Simmens
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#66. Being real doesn't mean being reckless, it means allowing La Voz Mitologica, The Mythological Voice, to speak. One does that by shutting off the ego for a while and letting that which wishes to speak, speak. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#67. This kind of forgetting does not erase memory, it lays the emotion surrounding the memory to rest. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#68. Writing, real writing, should leave a small sweet bruise somewhere on the writer ... and on the reader. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#69. We know the soul-spirit can be injured, even maimed, but it is very nearly impossible to kill. You can dent the soul and bend it. You can hurt it and scar it. You can leave the marks of illness upon it, and scorch marks of fear. But it does not die, for it protected by La Loba... - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#70. The body remembers, the bones remember, the joints remember, even the little finger remembers. Memory is lodged in pictures and feelings in the cells themselves. Like a sponge filled with water, anywhere the flesh is pressed, wrung, even touched lightly, a memory may flow out in a stream. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#71. I hope you will go out and let stories, that is life, happen to you, and that you will work with these stories ... water them with your blood and tears and your laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#72. Just because a woman is silent does not mean she agrees. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#73. I am built close to the ground and of extravagant body. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#74. I learned about the sacred art of self decoration with the monarch butterflies perched atop my head, lightning bugs as my night jewelry, and emerald-green frogs as bracelets. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#75. Tears are a river that takes you somewhere ... Tears lift your boat off the rocks, off dry ground, carrying it downriver to someplace better. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#76. While I do not in any way mean to say that a woman should throw herself into a torturous or abusive situation, I do mean she must set for herself something in life that she is willing to reach for and therefore take risks for. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#77. 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. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#78. Practice listening to your intuition, your inner voice; ask questions; be curious; see what you see; hear what you hear; and then act upon what you know to be true. These intuitive powers were given to your soul at birth. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#79. Because if you want my love, you'll get it completely. The full, uncensored, crude, fucking X-rated version of it. When I love someone I do it with all my being, not just my heart. When you're with me your soul, your body, and your mind are all mine. I don't do just one thing. I do it all. Hard - Author: Clarissa Wild
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#80. The psyches and souls of women also have their own cycles and seasons of doing and solitude, running and staying, being involved and being removed, questing and resting, creating and incubating, being of the world and returning to the soul-place. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#81. You have ruthlessness in your bones and ice in your heart, Clarissa. Don't tell me any differently. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#82. The experience of being a young, blonde, naive but well-intentioned young producer was both intimidating and eye-opening. - Author: Clarissa Ward
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#83. Any time I find medicine that's helpful, I share it with everyone I know. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#84. Anything you do from the soulful self will help lighten the burdens of the world. Anything. You have no idea what the smallest word, the tiniest generosity, can cause to be set in motion ... Mend the part of the world that is within your reach. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#85. Give me the baby," Maryse said jealously. "You've had him for four whole minutes, Clarissa. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#86. The things that women reclaim are often their own voice, their own values, their imagination, their clairvoyance, their stories, their ancient memories. If we go for the deeper, and the darker, and the less known we will touch the bones. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#87. As a woman lives them, she will understand more and more of these interior feminine rhythms, among them the rhythms of creativity, or birthing psychic babies and perhaps also human ones, the rhythms of solitude, of play, of rest, of sexuality, and of the hunt. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#88. These days, Clarissa believes, you measure people first by their kindness and their capacity for devotion. You get tired, sometimes, of wit and intellect; everybody's little display of genius. - Author: Michael Cunningham
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#89. Aren't you, uh ... " Clary searched for the right word. "Reproducing? - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#90. She must be willing to feel anxious sometimes, otherwise she might as well have stayed in the nest. Sometimes - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#91. Many of us have lived desert lives: very small on the surface, and enormous under the ground. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#92. Cecilia knew she could not go on wasting her days in the stews of her untidied room, lying on her bed in a haze of smoke, chin propped on her hand, pins and needles spreading up through her arm as she read her way through Richardson's Clarissa. - Author: Ian McEwan
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#93. As long as a woman is forced into believing she is powerless and/or is trained to not consciously register what she knows to be true, the feminine impulses and gifts of her psyche continue to be killed off. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#94. Modern storytellers are the descendants of an immense and ancient community of holy people, troubadours, bards, griots, cantadoras, cantors, traveling poets, bums, hags and crazy people. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#95. Artfulness is not simple entertainment,
especially during upheaval,
unleashing creative life is sacred duty. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#96. When you focus with soul eyes, / You will see home in many, many places. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#97. There will always be times when you feel discouraged. I too, have felt despair many times in my life, but I do not keep a chair for it; I will not entertain it. It is not allowed to eat from my plate. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#98. Dogs are the magicians of the universe. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#99. I was an aesthete rather than an athlete, and my only wish was to be an ecstatic wanderer. - Author: Clarissa Pinkola Estes
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#100. Most writers need to write. I write for money, really. If I won the lottery, I would never write another word. I would rather read. - Author: Clarissa Dickson Wright
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