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Joy Harjo Quotes

When I first saw you I fell in love, and you smiled because you knew - William Shakespeare Quotes
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results - Albert Einstein Quotes
A girl doesn't need anyone who doesn't need her - Marilyn Monroe Quotes
Having you in my life made everything better - Love Quotes
Money may not buy happiness, but it's better to cry in a Lamborghini - Funny Quotes
Don't look back you're not going that way - Inspirational Quotes
I meant to behave but there were too many other options - Funny Quotes
And then you meet one person and your life changes forever - Love Quotes
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But come here, Fear. / I am alive! / And you are so afraid / of dying  (Joy Harjo Quotes) She had horses who were the blue air of the sky  (Joy Harjo Quotes) True power does not amass through the pain and suffering of others  (Joy Harjo Quotes) When you play a sax, that saxophone is irreverent. It’s noisy; it’s a trickster... you cannot hide the saxophone in your hands, so it’s a good teacher.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) I’ve been present at birth, and death is just as present and in equal balance. And I’ve been present at death, and birth is just as present, again in equal balance.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) I don’t see the desert as barren at all; I see it as full and ripe. It doesn’t need to be flattered with rain. It certainly needs rain, but it does with what it has, and creates amazing beauty.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) The homeland affects you directly: it affects your body; it affects the collective mind and the collective heart and the collective spirit.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) If you do not answer the noise and urgency of your gifts, they will turn on you. Or drag you down with their immense sadness at being abandoned  (Joy Harjo Quotes) In Isleta the rainbow was a crack in the universe. We saw the barest of all life that is possible. Bright horses rolled over and over the dusking sky  (Joy Harjo Quotes) I have more questions than answers in this world as do most poets and writers. The field of memory we exist in is absolutely encompassing and is both a question and answer. It is memory that provides the heart with impetus, fuels the brain, and propels the corn plant from seed to fruit  (Joy Harjo Quotes) The creative act amazes me. Whether it’s poetry, whether it’s music, it’s an amazing process, and it has something to do with bringing forth the old out into the world to create and to bring forth that which will rejuvenate.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) Humans are vulnerable and rely on the kindnesses of the earth and the sun; we exist together in a sacred field of meaning.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) Bottom line, I have to follow what my soul says, or my spirit. And my spirit said that poetry and the arts should be without borders, should be without political borders.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) I believe in the sun. In the tangle of human failures of fear, greed and forgetfulness, the sun gives me clarity.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) I hear from my Inuit and Yupik relatives up north that everything has changed. It’s so hot; there is not enough winter. Animals are confused. Ice is melting.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) When explorers first encountered my people, they called us heathens, sun worshippers. They didn’t understand that the sun is a relative and illuminates our path on this earth.  (Joy Harjo Quotes) My house is the red earth  (Joy Harjo Quotes) My generation is now the door to memory. That is why I am remembering  (Joy Harjo Quotes) Remember that you are this universe and that this universe is you  (Joy Harjo Quotes) I was born with eyes that can never close  (Joy Harjo Quotes) There is no poetry where there are no mistakes  (Joy Harjo Quotes) Remember that you are all people and that all people are you  (Joy Harjo Quotes) I believe that poets have to be inside their poems somewhere, or the poem won’t work  (Joy Harjo Quotes) My father told me that some voices are so true they can be used as weapons, can maneuver the weather, change time. He said that a voice that powerful can walk away from the singer if it is shamed. After my father left us, I learned that some voices can deceive you. There is a top layer and there is a bottom, and they don’t match  (Joy Harjo Quotes) I listen to the gunfire we cannot hear, and begin this journey with the light of knowing the root of my own furious love  (Joy Harjo Quotes) Remember the plants, trees, animal life who all have their families, their histories too. Talk to them, listen to them. They are alive poems  (Joy Harjo Quotes) At least I’ve had to come to that in my life, to realize that this stuff called failure, this stuff, this debris of historical trauma, family trauma, you know, stuff that can kill your spirit, is actually raw material to make things with and to build a bridge. You can use those materials to build a bridge over that which would destroy you  (Joy Harjo Quotes) There is no separation. We are all from the same place. As long as there is respect and acknowledgement of connections, things continue working. When that stops we all die  (Joy Harjo Quotes) My sister accommodates me, never reproaches me with her doctrine, never tries to change me. She accepts and loves me, despite our differences  (Joy Harjo Quotes) Perhaps the world will end at the kitchen table, while we are laughing and crying, eating of the last sweet bite  (Joy Harjo Quotes)
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