LINDSAY AHL QUOTES

American writer

Beauty reminds us of our inadequacies, of our mortality, of our limits. Beauty tells us of our short-comings, but also of what is possible.

LINDSAY AHL, "On Beauty and Rainer Maria Rilke's First Duino Elegy"

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Above all, no thought. Nothing is more compromising than a thought. Rather the state preceding thought, the throng of yet unborn thoughts, the promise of future thoughts, the world as it was before god created it -- a recrudescence of chaos. Chaos induces intimations.

LINDSAY AHL, artist statement, official website

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There is a strange feeling of longing that I have always had, always a desire to be someplace better than where I am. But the world I want to enter is always disappearing before I get there.

LINDSAY AHL, Desire

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Love, like Beauty, is suppose to take you somewhere. It has the possibility (the promise?) of taking you closer to yourself, closer to God, closer to life, to Spirit, to Mystery. No matter what you are loving.

LINDSAY AHL, "On Beauty and Rainer Maria Rilke's First Duino Elegy"

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Perhaps Beauty, real Beauty, is actually the opposite of feeling inadequate, it's feeling full and accepted and part of the ever-present life refulgent around you.

LINDSAY AHL, "On Beauty and Rainer Maria Rilke's First Duino Elegy"

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All of this internet activity creates a feeling of community, a feeling of actual connection, and therefore has within in it, if you are authentic, if you are true, real risk. But what is this risk?... The risk, it might be argued, according to psychology, is to the ego, who might want a voice that is not one of many, but singular, unique. In this time of so-many-voices-talking, how does one become heard? And what, really, is important to hear?

LINDSAY AHL, blog post, Sep. 11, 2009

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