Terry Tempest Williams Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Terry Tempest Williams quotes, Terry Tempest Williams sayings, and Terry Tempest Williams proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

What is the most important thing one learns in school? Self-esteem, support, and friendship. Terry Tempest Williams
There is no one true church, no one chosen people. Terry Tempest Williams
If you know wilderness in the way that you know love, you would be unwilling to let it go. This is the story of our past and it will be the story of our future. Terry Tempest Williams
My body is a compass and it does not lie. Terry Tempest Williams
The act of civil disobedience is the act of taking our anger and turning it into sacred rage. It is a personal and collective gesture of resistance and insistance. Terry Tempest Williams
Abundance is an expansion of energy. Abundance is a form of gratitude, a generosity, a modesty, a bow toward others what we can give, what we can share, rather than what we can take. Terry Tempest Williams
Abundance is rooted in community, not individualism. Abundance is what is before our eyes, but we cannot see when we are blinded by greed. Terry Tempest Williams
Abundance is a dance with reciprocity, what we can give, what we can share, and what we receive in the process. Terry Tempest Williams
To slow down is to be taken into the soul of things. Terry Tempest Williams
The danger is in what we codify, commodify, and exploit. Terry Tempest Williams
Myths have a way of bringing what is unconscious to the surface and putting a face on what we cannot see. Terry Tempest Williams
Who wants to be a goddess when we can be human? Perfection is a flaw disguised as control Terry Tempest Williams
Social change can be seen as a mosaic, taking that which is broken and creating something new. Terry Tempest Williams
The act of civil disobedience is the act of taking our anger and turning it into sacred rage. It is a personal and collective gesture of resistance and insistance. Terry Tempest Williams
What you come to see on the surface is not what you come to know. Emptiness in the desert is the fullness of space, a fullness of space that eliminates time. The desert is time, exposed time, geologic time. One needs time in the desert to see. Terry Tempest Williams
A trip to the hospital is always a descent into the macabre. I have never trusted a place with shiny floors. Terry Tempest Williams
To protect what is wild is to protect what is gentle. Perhaps the wilderness we fear is the pause between our own heartbeats, the silent space that says we live only by grace. Wilderness lives by this same grace. Wild mercy is in our hands. Terry Tempest Williams