OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

When you follow your feeling you get an identity of yourself.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

The you beaut country is a landscape of the mind.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

I do not know much about gods; but I think the river
Is a strong brown god -sullen, untamed, intractable,
Patient to some degree, a first as a frontier.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

The river is within us, the sea is all about us.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

I think nature should be looked at like a dictionary; you have to pick out the right nouns and adverbs and make them work as a metaphor.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

I love our laconic character and the larrikin streak that is an essential part, because it is unpredictable and profoundly felt. We should remind ourselves – never lose sight of a fair go. And remember the value of true friendship. Unless we love one another, we shall die.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

Art is not so much talent as character- it's what you are, the qualities of the person.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

It can be that in moments of intense self doubt, seeing glorious wattle blossom can reaffirm our faith in ourselves, remind us of that eternal optimism, that nature rejuvenates itself and continues the cycle of life – and so can we.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

The landscape contains the spiritual essence that is part of me. I am in the landscape and the landscape is in me.

OLSEN, JOHN

OLSEN, JOHN

But with every new morning there's a new day. The spirit must rise, because that is the law of nature.

OLSEN, JOHN