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It's all those stories and how they braid together that tells us who and what and where we are


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Witchery is merely a word for what we are all capable of.

Witchery is merely a word for what we are all capable of.



It's all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses.

It's all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses.



You've got to find yourself first. Everything else'll follow.

You've got to find yourself first. Everything else'll follow.



Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind.

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind.



Fortune-telling doesn't reveal the future; it mirrors the present. It resonates against what your subconscious already knows and hauls it up out of the darkness so you can get a good look at it.

Fortune-telling doesn't reveal the future; it mirrors the present. It resonates against what your subconscious already knows and hauls it up out of the darkness so you can get a good look at it.



I'm not Chinese. I thrive in interesting times.

I'm not Chinese. I thrive in interesting times.



Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.

Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.



There's bad apples in whatever way you want to group people - doesn't matter if it's religious, political or social. The big mistake is generalizing.

There's bad apples in whatever way you want to group people - doesn't matter if it's religious, political or social. The big mistake is generalizing.



Magic lies in between things, between the day and the night, between yellow and blue, between any two things.

Magic lies in between things, between the day and the night, between yellow and blue, between any two things.



We're so quick to cut away pieces of ourselves to suit a particular relationship, a job, a circle of friends, incessantly editing who we are until we fit in.

We're so quick to cut away pieces of ourselves to suit a particular relationship, a job, a circle of friends, incessantly editing who we are until we fit in.





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If a man had nothing that was worth dying for, then he was not fit to live.

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I'm not one of these people who sits down and writes to say I'm gonna write a song about this or that, or a specific subject. The songs actually kind of write themselves.

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I don't see the point of photographing trees or rocks because they're there and anyone can photograph them if they're prepared to hang around and wait for the light.

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I've always been underestimated. It's happened throughout my entire career.



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I learned a long time ago that place matters to me, on many levels, and maybe more than it should, but it is generally counter-productive for me to resist it.

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