Quote of the Day: Esperanza Spalding.

Via elephant journal
on May 28, 2011
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“I’m not gonna sit around and waste my precious divine energy trying to explain and be ashamed of things you think are wrong with me.”



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12 Responses to “Quote of the Day: Esperanza Spalding.”

  1. Laura Miller says:

    Amen and amen!!!

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  3. So beautiful :o) Thanks for sharing this

  4. First, AMEN came to mind. Then Hell to the Yeah. Glad we are on the same page and needed to hear this. Putting yourself out there is not as easy as it seems – even if you are someone people consider "open". This quote is on my email signature to remind me each day that it is no ones job but my own, to be my Self.

    "When you are truly genuine, there will invariably be people who do not accept you. And in that case, you must be your own bad-ass self, without apology."
    ~Katie Goodman

    Thanks for sharing.

  5. Stef Ramos says:

    Thank you sooo much for sharing this! I was feeling the onslaught of stress then I stumbled into this quote and started googling her, I am now a fan! …and more importantly, I'm cool now ^_^

  6. Adriana says:

    I sure wish I had her confidence………….

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  10. greenbless says:

    Wow. I haven't seen that kind of creativity and authentic soul in some time. Thanks for sharing.