What does it matter how one comes by the truth so long as one pounces upon it and lives by it?
Quote by Henry Miller
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An artist is always alone - if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
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.
If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not having.
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.
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.
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.
Every man has his own destiny: the only imperative is to follow it, to accept it, no matter where it leads him.
Develop interest in life as you see it in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.
The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
If anybody ran a business like that they would be out of business quickly, and Barack Obama's leadership is driving this business, the United States of America, toward a fiscal cliff.
Another parent's different approach raises the possibility that you've made a mistake with your child. We simply can't tolerate that because we fear that any mistake, no matter how minor, could have devastating consequences. So we proclaim the superiority of our own choices. We've lost sight of the fact that people have preferences.
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons.
One man cannot practice many arts with success.
Friendship often ends in love but love in friendship - never.
What a dog I got, his favorite bone is in my arm.