Henry Miller Quotes

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

Henry Miller

Madness is tonic and invigorating. It makes the sane more sane. The only ones who are unable to profit by it are the insane.

Henry Miller

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.

Henry Miller

No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.

Henry Miller

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

Henry Miller

Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not yet understood

Henry Miller

Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.

Henry Miller

Life, as it is called, is for most of us one long postponement.

Henry Miller

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.

Henry Miller

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.

Henry Miller

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

Henry Miller

Actors die so loud.

Henry Miller

We are dancing in the hollow of nothingness. We are one flesh, but separated like stars.

Henry Miller

An artist is always alone -- if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.

Henry Miller

The tragedy of it is that nobody sees the look of desperation on my face. Thousands and thousands of us, and we're passing one another without a look of recognition.

Henry Miller
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