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Deena Metzger Quotes

Quotes by Deena Metzger - (13 quotes)

Deena Metzger - From the Beauty category:

Beauty appears when something is completely and absolutely and openly itself. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Creativity category:

Creating art and creating ourselves are the same act; art, world, ourselves - these are continuous with one another. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Danger category:

For those who do not wish to step away from consensus, the creative is useless at best; at worst, it is dangerous. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Fear category:

Some people fear seeing or feeling anything about which there is no general agreement. For others, it is thrilling to be aware of innuendo, shading, complexity. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Grace category:

This is our grace: To be a note / In the exact chord that animates creation. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Health category:

A sacred illness is one that educates us and alters us from the inside out, provides experiences and therefore knowledge that we could not possibly achieve in any other way, and aligns us with a life path that is, ultimately, of benefit to ourselves and those around us. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Imagination category:

To be willing to live within the imagination is to commit oneself to the gathering together of the pieces that might begin to form a self. To avoid this territory is to avoid the encounters that might validate, inform, or enhance one's experience. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Language category:

The world of public discourse - political, social, diplomatic, commercial - has so corrupted language that we are rightly more suspicious of the meaning of words than we are convinced of their veracity. Language has been turned on its head. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Listening category:

Stories move in circle. They don't move in straight lines. So it helps if you listen in circles. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Opposites category:

Write the opposite of what you always write, think, speak. Do everything against the grain! (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Possibilities category:

For those who are intrigued by the multiplicity of reality and the unique possibilities of their own vision, the creative is the path they must pursue. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Searching category:

And part of the finding is the getting lost. And when you're lost you start to look around and to listen. (Deena Metzger)

Deena Metzger - From the Universe category:

Each of our stories is a universe. Each one of us is living a story. To discover its shape and essence is essential to soul making. (Deena Metzger)