Clarissa Pinkola Estés Quotes

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Tears are a river that take you somewhere.


We wish to make rage into a fire that cooks things rather than a fire of conflagration.


It is in the middle of misery that so much becomes clear.  The one who says nothing good comes of this is not yet listening.


How does one know if she has forgiven? You tend to feel sorrow over the circumstance instead of rage, you tend to feel sorry for the person rather than angry with him. You tend to have nothing left to say about it all.
— Clarissa Pinkola Estés


For women, tears are the beginning of initiation into the Scar Clan, that timeless tribe of women of all colors, all nations, all languages, who down through the ages have lived through a great something, and yet who stood proud, still stand proud.