On the meridian of time, there is no injustice: there is only the poetry of motion creating the illusion of truth and drama.
("Tropic of Cancer")
More Quotes from Henry Miller:The only thing we never get enough of is love; and the only thing we never give enough of is love.
I have never seen a place like Paris for varieties of sexual provender. as soon as a woman loses a front tooth or an eye or a leg she goes on the lose. In America she'd starve to death if she had nothing to recommend her but a mutilation. Here it is different. A missing tooth or a nose eaten away or a fallen womb, any misfortune that aggravates the natural homeliness of the female, seems to be regarded as an added spice, a stimulant for the jaded appetites of the male.
Day by day. No yesterdays and no tomorrows. The barometer never changes, the flag is always at half-mast.
Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.
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.
I am living at the Villa Borghese. There is not a crumb of dirt anywhere, nor a chair misplaced. We are all alone here and we are dead.
Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:Based on Topics: Drama Quotes, Literature Quotes, Poetry Quotes, Time Quotes, Truth Quotes
Music is more emotional than prose, more revolutionary than poetry. I'm not saying I've got the answers, just a of questions that I don't hear other artists asking.
I like how the other guys are stepping up. If we keep this up, then Bell does not have to score 25 points a game for us to win.
It was the spirit animating the mass and flowing from it, and it expressed the individuality of the building.