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Henry Miller Quote: “One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.”

One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.

— Henry Miller



Henry Miller Quote: “I see myself forever and ever as the ridiculous man, the lonely soul, the wanderer, the restless frustrated artist, the man in love with love, always in search of the absolute, always seeking the unattainable.”

I see myself forever and ever as the ridiculous man, the lonely soul, the wanderer, the restless frustrated artist, the man in love with love, always in search of the absolute, always seeking the unattainable.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “The light of Greece opened my eyes, penetrated my pores, expanded my whole being.”

The light of Greece opened my eyes, penetrated my pores, expanded my whole being.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Destiny is what you are supposed to do in life. Fate is what kicks you in the ass to make you do it.”

Destiny is what you are supposed to do in life. Fate is what kicks you in the ass to make you do it.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Don’t look for miracles. You yourself are the miracle.”

Don’t look for miracles. You yourself are the miracle.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “The goal of life is not to possess power but to radiate it.”

The goal of life is not to possess power but to radiate it.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “To be silent the whole day long, see no newspaper, hear no radio, listen to no gossip, be thoroughly and completely lazy, thoroughly and completely indifferent to the fate of the world is the finest medicine a man can give himself.”

To be silent the whole day long, see no newspaper, hear no radio, listen to no gossip, be thoroughly and completely lazy, thoroughly and completely indifferent to the fate of the world is the finest medicine a man can give himself.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Hope is a bad thing. It means that you are not what you want to be. It means that part of you is dead, if not all of you. It means that you entertain illusions. It’s a sort of spiritual clap, I should say.”

Hope is a bad thing. It means that you are not what you want to be. It means that part of you is dead, if not all of you. It means that you entertain illusions. It’s a sort of spiritual clap, I should say.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature.”

There are only three things to be done with a woman. You can love her, suffer for her, or turn her into literature.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “At the bottom of every frozen heart there is a drop or two of love – just enough to feed the birds.”

At the bottom of every frozen heart there is a drop or two of love – just enough to feed the birds.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.”

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.”

The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Like money, books must be kept in constant circulation. Lend and borrow to the maximum.”

A book lying idle on a shelf is wasted ammunition. Like money, books must be kept in constant circulation. Lend and borrow to the maximum.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate, or despise, serves to defeat us in the end.”

Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate, or despise, serves to defeat us in the end.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.”

Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Everybody says sex is obscene. The only true obscenity is war.”

Everybody says sex is obscene. The only true obscenity is war.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Every day the choice is presented to us, to live up to the spirit that is in us, or deny it.”

Every day the choice is presented to us, to live up to the spirit that is in us, or deny it.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.”

Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music – the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.”

All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.”

The real leader has no need to lead – he is content to point the way.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “What seems nasty, painful, evil can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind.”

What seems nasty, painful, evil can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.”

True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “I’m delirious because I’m dying so fast.”

I’m delirious because I’m dying so fast.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.”

I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “All growth is a leap in the dark.”

All growth is a leap in the dark.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “To make living itself an art, that is the goal.”

To make living itself an art, that is the goal.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “I 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.”

I 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


Henry Miller Quote: “Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.”

Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.”

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “The truly great writer does not want to write: he wants the world to be a place in which he can live the life of the imagination. The first quivering word he puts to paper is the word of the wounded angel: pain.”

The truly great writer does not want to write: he wants the world to be a place in which he can live the life of the imagination. The first quivering word he puts to paper is the word of the wounded angel: pain.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “If you can fall in love again and again if you can forgive as well as forget, if you can keep from growing sour, surly, bitter and cynical you’ve got it half licked.”

If you can fall in love again and again if you can forgive as well as forget, if you can keep from growing sour, surly, bitter and cynical you’ve got it half licked.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “To paint is to love again, and to love is to live life to the fullest.”

To paint is to love again, and to love is to live life to the fullest.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Develop an Interest in Life as you see it.”

Develop an Interest in Life as you see it.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “When you can’t create you can work.”

When you can’t create you can work.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Dedication is not what others expect of you, it is what you can give to others.”

Dedication is not what others expect of you, it is what you can give to others.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “It is with the soul that we grasp the essence of another human being, not with the mind, nor even with the heart.”

It is with the soul that we grasp the essence of another human being, not with the mind, nor even with the heart.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Every man is working out his destiny in his own way and nobody can be of any help except by being kind, generous, and patient.”

Every man is working out his destiny in his own way and nobody can be of any help except by being kind, generous, and patient.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring.”

Whatever there be of progress in life comes not through adaptation but through daring.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes.”

Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Words are loneliness.”

Words are loneliness.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Even the idiot may have a message for us.”

Even the idiot may have a message for us.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “The world is the mirror of myself dying.”

The world is the mirror of myself dying.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “It was here in Big Sur that I first learned to say ‘amen.’”

It was here in Big Sur that I first learned to say ‘amen.’

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Of course you don’t die. Nobody dies. Death doesn’t exist. You only reach a new level of vision, a new realm of consciousness, a new unknown world.”

Of course you don’t die. Nobody dies. Death doesn’t exist. You only reach a new level of vision, a new realm of consciousness, a new unknown world.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.”

When spring comes to Paris the humblest mortal alive must feel that he dwells in paradise.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “I made up my mind that I would hold onto nothing, that I would expect nothing.”

I made up my mind that I would hold onto nothing, that I would expect nothing.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Until we lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.”

Until we lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “We are all part of creation, all kings, all poets, all musicians; we have only to open up, only to discover what is already there.”

We are all part of creation, all kings, all poets, all musicians; we have only to open up, only to discover what is already there.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “Work on one thing at a time until finished.”

Work on one thing at a time until finished.

— Henry Miller


Henry Miller Quote: “If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.”

If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.

— Henry Miller

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