The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.
Quote by Henry Miller
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The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.
The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.
The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling to everyday citizens.
We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets - we remember only.
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.
Instead of asking 'How much damage will the work in question bring about?' why not ask 'How much good? How much joy?'
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it?
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing.
Knowledge which is divorced from justice, may be called cunning rather than wisdom.
Happiness is not a reward - it is a consequence. Suffering is not a punishment - it is a result.
Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.
Close elections tend to break toward the challenger because undecided voters - having held out so long against the incumbent - are by nature looking for change.
Leave the world green of trees and crystal clear waters for the children. An acre of tree is worth a million fold than a a ship loaded with the most precious gems.
I have great expectations for the future, because the past was highly overrated.
Neutrality is a negative word. It does not express what America ought to feel. We are not trying to keep out of trouble we are trying to preserve the foundations on which peace may be rebuilt.
My turn of mind is so given to taking things in the absurd point of view, that it breaks out in spite of me every now and then.
It is the most sensual men who need to flee women and torment their bodies.