Clarissa Pinkola Estes Quotes

"I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom."
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes
(Related: Work, Hope, Blood, Laughter, Tears, Water, Will)

"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 Estes
(Related: Circumstance, Nothing, Sorrow)

"This kind of forgetting does not erase memory, it lays the emotion surrounding the memory to rest."
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes
(Related: Emotion, Memory, Rest)