3/21/13

genius


"There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is, nor how valuable it is, nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open. You do not even have to believe in yourself or your work. You have to keep yourself open and aware directly to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open."

The quote is from modern dance legend, Martha Graham and I read it on Jenny's blog Texterial.blogspot.com

Hopefully you can all find something in this that speaks to you too!


8 comments:

  1. I liked that quote very much,, I read it yesterday on Jenny's blog. Just do what you do and keep moving. xox

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  2. I liked that quote very much,, I read it yesterday on Jenny's blog. Just do what you do and keep moving. xox

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  3. What an amazing quote Terrie, thank-you for sharing. Lol will end up in one of my journals at some point I'm sure.
    Hugs x

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  4. oh thank you for sharing, Terrie!! I love that quote and it was great to "hear/read" it again...

    Martha Graham is indeed genius, as are YOU for generously sharing!!
    xoxo

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  5. That is such an inspiring quote. Thank you for sharing it with us. I have a collection of quotes and will add this one to it.

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  6. A wonderful quote and pertinent to any artist.

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  7. Very inspiring collages, Terrie!
    Number 74 is one of my favorite... Clever use with the wire :)

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  8. Wow.

    Thanks for sharing Terrie. xx

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