Susan Griffin Quotes

Susan Griffin Quotes: I think artists can go to a level of vision that can often save us from a situation which seems to have no solution whatsoever.
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Susan Griffin Quote: Every important social movement reconfigures the world in the imagination. What was obscure comes forward, lies are revealed, memory shaken, new delineations drawn over the old maps: it is from this new way of seeing the present that hope emerges for the future...Let us begin to imagine the worlds we would like to inhabit, the long lives we will share, and the many futures in our hands.
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Quotes about Susan Griffin: Language is filledwith words for deprivationimages so familiarit is hard to crack language openinto that other countrythe country of being.
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Quote about Susan Griffin: I love that moment in writing when language falls short. There is something more there. A larger body. Even by the failure of words I begin to detect its dimensions. As I work the prose, shift the verbs, look for new adjectives, a different rhythm, syntax, something new begins to come to the surface.
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Susan Griffin Sayings: Although the many virtues that courtesans possessed were employed to defy circumstances, the role they played depended on the same circumstances over which they triumphed- conditions which to, fortunately for modern women, no longer exist.
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Susan Griffin Saying: The mind can forget what the body, defined by each breath, subject to the heart beating, does not.
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Sayings about Susan Griffin: Is it a coincidence that stories from the private life became more popular just as the grand hope for public redemption through revolution was beginning to sour? I witnessed a similar shift in taste in my own time. In the 1960s, while a hopeful vision of a just society arose again, countless poems and plays concerning politics and public life were written, read, and performed. But after the hope diminished and public life seemed less and less trustworthy, this subject was less in style.
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Saying about Susan Griffin: Perhaps every moment of time lived in human consciousness remains in the air around us.
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