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125 Inspirational Kintsugi Quotes To Heal A Broken Heart

1. "The scars are the design. Your attention is drawn to the cracks and how they are mended. That is what you’re supposed to see. The beauty is in the brokenness." - Justin Whitmel Earley


2. “Kintsugi is a Japanese art, that takes broken pottery and delicately places it back together by sealing the cracks with gold lacquer. I found myself admiring the metaphor it represents.


3. Kintsugi, the art of beautiful imperfection. ~Unknownquotes about kintsugi


4. “Ask kin-tsugi, the Japanese art of "golden joinery," in which a broken bowl is fixed and seamed with glow, cracks to the forefront, filled in by gold, rendering the repaired thing more remarkable, honoring its shatter. The result is neither broken nor unbroken, but both at once, shadow, object, corona around an eclipsed sun.


5. “God uses our brokenness to make us even more beautiful. It’s the place of brokenness where God comes in to restore and renew.” – James Prescott


6. “It’s not what people are showing that’s worrying, it’s what they are concealing and the extent of the concealment.”


7. “One of the key principles in Kintsugi is “Kansha” or expressing gratitude. As part of my pledge is to continuously design interventions and activities that will make the whole organization intentional in giving gratitude for their work, their colleagues and their leaders. By building this culture and mindset, I can contribute in helping the organization develop self leaders who are more positive, resilient, adaptable to change and continuous growth.” – Denise Escanillas Ramos


8. “They call it kintsugi. The pot is shattered, then carefully reassembled with a resin mixed with gold. It symbolizes how we must incorporate our wounds into who we are, rather than try to merely repair and forget them.”


9. “...in repairing the object you really ended up loving it more, because you now knew its eagerness to be reassembled, and in running a fingertip over its surface you alone could feel its many cracks - a bond stronger than mere possession.”


10. “In repairing the object you really ended up loving it more, because you now knew its eagerness to be reassembled, and in running a fingertip over its surface you alone could feel its many cracks – a bond stronger than mere possession.” – Nicholson Baker


11. “If you’re broken, hold until each piece of you heals one again. Life is but a Kintsukuroi.” – Samara Rhea Samuel


12. In repairing the object you really ended up loving it more, because you now knew its eagerness to be reassembled, and in running a fingertip over its surface you alone could feel its many cracks - a bond stronger than mere possession.


13. “You are more beautiful because you have been broken.”


14. Kintsugi is based on