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What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.


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HENRY MILLER
We have been educated to such a fine / or dull / point that we are incapable of enjoying something n...
HENRY MILLER
There has been a lot of acquisition interest in Polaroid, ... There is no reason to believe that the...
HENRY MILLER
The life of a creator is not the only life nor perhaps the most interesting which a man leads. There...
HENRY MILLER
Americans can eat garbage, provided you sprinkle it liberally with ketchup, mustard, chili sauce, Ta...
HENRY MILLER
Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation. . .The other eight are unimportant
HENRY MILLER
We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the stree...
HENRY MILLER
الكتابة بخط اليد على الجدار ليست غامضة ولا مهددة لمن يس...
HENRY MILLER
I have found God, but he is insufficient.
HENRY MILLER
1) Work on one thing at a time until finished.
2) Start no more new books, add no more new mate...
HENRY MILLER
He saw that science had become as great a hoax as religion, that nationalism was a farce, patriotism...
HENRY MILLER
Instead of asking -- ''How much damage will the work in question bring about?'' why not ask -- ''How...
HENRY MILLER
el mundo nunca deja morir de hambre a una mujer guapa.
HENRY MILLER
To make absolute, unconditional surrender to the woman one loves is to break every bond save the des...
HENRY MILLER
Hay ocasiones en que tienes que romper con tus amigos para entender el significado de la amistad.
HENRY MILLER
Sin, guilt, neurosis; they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge.
HENRY MILLER
For a hundred years or more the world, our world, has been dying. And not one man, in these last hun...
HENRY MILLER
Whoever uses the spirit that is
in him creatively is an artist. To
make living itself an a...
HENRY MILLER
What's a fuck when what I want is love?
HENRY MILLER
I want to undress you, vulgarize you a bit.
HENRY MILLER
It isn't the oceans which cut us off from the world - it's the American way of looking at th...
HENRY MILLER
Whatever needs to be maintained through force is doomed.
HENRY MILLER
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of...
HENRY MILLER
No one asks you to throw Mozart out of the window. Keep Mozart. Cherish him. Keep Moses too, and Bud...
HENRY MILLER
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
HENRY MILLER
History is the myth, the true myth, of man's fall made manifest in time.
HENRY MILLER
You can travel fifty thousand miles in America without once tasting a piece of good bread.
HENRY MILLER
The world itself is pregnant with failure, is the perfect manifestation of imperfection, of the cons...
HENRY MILLER
The world is not to be put in order; the world is order, incarnate. It is for us to harmonize with t...
HENRY MILLER
There is the happiness which comes from creative effort. The joy of dreaming, creating, building, wh...
HENRY MILLER
The city is loveliest when the sweet death racket begins. Her own life lived in defiance of nature, ...
HENRY MILLER
The word civilization to my mind is coupled with death. When I use the word, I see civilization as a...
HENRY MILLER
What is not in the open street is false, derived, that is to say, literature.
HENRY MILLER
I have never been able to look upon America as young and vital but rather as prematurely old, as a f...
HENRY MILLER
Man torturing man is a fiend beyond description. You turn a corner in the dark and there he is. You ...
HENRY MILLER
The prisoner is not the one who has committed a crime, but the one who clings to his crime and lives...
HENRY MILLER
To live without killing is a thought which could electrify the world, if men were only capable of st...
HENRY MILLER
Topographically the country is magnificent -- and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else i...
HENRY MILLER
Broadway, such as I see it now and have seen it for twenty-five years, is a ramp that was conceived ...
HENRY MILLER
What have we achieved in mowing down mountain ranges, harnessing the energy of mighty rivers, or mov...
HENRY MILLER
Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.
HENRY MILLER
I didn't have to think up so much as a comma or a semicolon; it was all given, straight from the cel...
HENRY MILLER
Reality is not protected or defended by laws, proclamations, ukases, cannons and armadas. Reality is...
HENRY MILLER
We live at the edge of the miraculous.
HENRY MILLER
We create our fate every day we live
HENRY MILLER