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Fruit for Thought…

“Sin, guilt, neurosis /they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge.”  Henry Miller quotes (American Author and Writer, 1891-1980)

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Henry Miller

“Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.” ― Henry Miller

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Henry Miller

  “Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, … Continue reading

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Henry Miller

“It seems whenever I go there is drama. People are like lice—they get under your skin and bury themselves there. You scratch and scratch until the blood comes, but you can’t get permanently deloused. Everywhere I go people are making … Continue reading

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Henry Miller

“On the meridian of time, there is no injustice: there is only the poetry of motion creating the illusion of truth and drama.” — Henry Miller (Tropic of Cancer)

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Henry Miller

(Anais Nin and Henry Miller) “Writing, like life itself, is a voyage of discovery. The adventure is a metaphysical one: it is a way of approaching life indirectly, of acquiring a total rather than a partial view of the universe. … Continue reading

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Henry Miller

“Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when we read those lines written by the hand of a master and recognize them as our own, as the tender shoots which we stifled because … Continue reading

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Henry Miller

      “Conditioned to ecstasy, the poet is like a gorgeous unknown bird mired in the ashes of thought. If he succeeds in freeing himself, it is to make a sacrificial flight to the sun. His dreams of a … Continue reading

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Henry Miller

    “An artist is always alone – if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.” – Henry Miller “Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heartache when we read … Continue reading

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Juicy Quote

  “Whatever I do is done out of sheer joy; I drop my fruits like a ripe tree. What the general reader or the critic makes of them is not my concern.” – Henry Miller L. K. Thayer’s Foto Fetish … Continue reading

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