Quotes by Henry Miller

Henry Miller

Henry Miller

American writer

Alive from: 1891-1980

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.
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    No matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.
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    No one asks you to throw Mozart out of the window. Keep Mozart. Cherish him. Keep Moses too, and Buddha and Lao Tzu and Christ. Keep them in your heart. But make room for the others, the coming ones, the ones who are already scratching on the window-panes.
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    Obscenity is a cleansing process, whereas pornography only adds to the murk.
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    One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life.
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    One has to be a lowbrow, a bit of a murderer, to be a politician, ready and willing to see people sacrificed, slaughtered, for the sake of an idea, whether a good one or a bad one.
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    One of the few reasons why so few of us ever act, instead of reacting, is because we are continually stifling our deepest impulses.
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    One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.
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    Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.
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    Reality is not protected or defended by laws, proclamations, ukases, cannons and armadas. Reality is that which is sprouting all the time out of death and disintegration.
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    Remorse is impotence, it will sin again. Only repentance is strong, it can end everything.
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    Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation. The other eight are unimportant.
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    Sin, guilt, neurosis -they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge.
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    The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
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    The artist is the opposite of the politically minded individual, the opposite of the reformer, the opposite of the idealist. The artist does not tinker with the universe; he recreates it out of his own experience and understanding of life.
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