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Robert Bly

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I am proud only of those days that pass in undivided tenderness.

— Robert Bly

#tenderness #humans

As the saying goes, you might as well be yourself; everyone else is taken.

— Robert Bly

#writing #writing-advice

It is not our job to remain whole./We came to lose our leaves/Like the trees, and be born again,/Drawing up from the great roots.

— Robert Bly


Reclaiming the sacred in our lives naturally brings us close once more to the wellsprings of poetry.

— Robert Bly

#sacred #nature

The beginning of love is a horror of emptiness.

— Robert Bly

#emptiness #horror #love #love is

By the time a man is 35 he knows that the images of the right man, the tough man, the true man which he received in high school do not work in life.

— Robert Bly

#high #high school #images #knows #life

It is surely a great calamity for a human being to have no obsessions.

— Robert Bly

#calamity #great #human #human being #obsessions

When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching.

— Robert Bly

#absent #children #day #during #father

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Robert Bly (born December 23 1926) is an American poet author activist and leader of the mythopoetic men's movement most famous for his Iron John: A Book About Men (1990) which spent 62 weeks on the The New York Times Best Seller list.

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