The most astonishing joy is to receive from the muses the gift of a whole lyric.
Quote by James Broughton
James Broughton Quotes
I often start writing in order to excite an expansive emotion.
Being identified as a poet in France or Denmark or India one is greeted with...
My earliest poems sing of the absolute necessity of allowing love to invade and pervade...
Most poets, like most people, try hard to be like someone they admire or they...
Some artists shrink from self-awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even...
My major aim in writing is to set out flags and issue wake-up calls.
My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white...
I'm happy to report that my inner child is still ageless.
I like things which appear fragile but are tough inside.
Work in the theater sharpened my verse and my cinema.
A born poet knows in his cradle that a poetic life is the only life...
Consciousness is the glory of creation.
The only limits are, as always, those of vision.
Rarest of the real poets are born poets. They are the oddballs, not the professors.
I tried to stir the imagination and enthusiasms of students to take risks, to do...
Acclaim is a distraction.
I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing...
And to Shakespeare I owe my vision of the world as a theater, wherein all...
Amazement awaits us at every corner.
Dance, vaudeville, drama, movies - as a child I loved everything that went on in...