Henry miller Quotes

"If there is to be any pe...

"If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having." β€”Henry Miller
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What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of migh...

What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of mighty rivers, or moving whole populations about like chess pieces if we ourselves remain the same restless, miserable, frustrated creatures we were before? - Henry Miller, 1940
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"The moment one gives close attention to anything, e...

"The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself." β€”Henry Miller
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β€œI need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sun...

β€œI need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.” ―Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer
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β€œA book lying idle on a she...

β€œA book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition.” ―Henry Miller, The Books in My Life
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"Everyday we slau...

"Everyday we slaughter our finest impulses" - Henry Miller
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"The moment one gives close attention to anything, ev...

"The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself." - Henry Miller
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"One’s destination is never a...

"One’s destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things." ~ Henry Miller
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One’s destination is neve...

One’s destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things. – Henry Miller
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Nothing will avail to offset this virus which is poisoning the whole...

Nothing will avail to offset this virus which is poisoning the whole world. America is the very incarnation of doom. She will drag the whole world down to the bottomless pit. - Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer 1934
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The only thing we never get enough ...

The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love ~ Henry Miller
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β€œOne's destination is never ...

β€œOne's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller
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β€œWho wants to be a hundred? What's the point of it? A short l...

β€œWho wants to be a hundred? What's the point of it? A short life and a merry one is far better than a long one sustained by fear, caution, and perpetual medical surveillance.” - Henry Miller
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β€œOne's destination is never ...

β€œOne's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller
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β€œThe aim of life is to live, and to li...

β€œThe aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.” ― Henry Miller
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β€œOne's destination is never ...

β€œOne's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” Henry Miller
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"To relieve a full bla...

"To relieve a full bladder is one of the great human joys." - Henry Miller
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"The world is simply throbbing with ric...

"The world is simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself." - Henry Miller
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"There is no salvation in ...

"There is no salvation in becoming adapted to a world which is crazy" - Henry Miller
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"To sing you must first open your mouth. You must have a pair of lungs, and a lit...

"To sing you must first open your mouth. You must have a pair of lungs, and a little knowledge of music. It is not necessary to have an accordion or a guitar. The essential thing is to want to sing, this then is a song. I am singing." - Henry Miller
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