When into the womb of time everything is again withdrawn chaos will be restored and chaos is the score upon which reality is written.

Henry Miller

Henry Miller

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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Moralities, ethics, laws, customs, beliefs, doctrines - these are of trifling import. All that matters is that the miraculous become the norm.

There is one other thing to know … when you have expressed yourself to the fullest, then and only then will it dawn upon you that everything has already been expressed, not in words alone but in deed, and that all you need really do is say Amen!

I had to learn, as Balzac did, that one must write volumes before signing ones own name.

I believe everything you tell me, but I know that it will all turn out differently.

He wakes up utterly bored and discomfited, chagrined to think that he did not die overnight.

What holds the world together, as I have learned from bitter experience, is sexual intercourse.

The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime, but the one who clings to his crime and lives it over and over.

Their confusion nourishes me, their stuttering is like divine music to my ears.

Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.

I even like your deceit, your treachery. It seems aristocratic to me.

And what is the potential man, after all? Is he not the sum of all that is human? Divine, in other words?

Confirmations, corroborations rather than disillusionment. At eighteen I was as much of a philosopher as I ever will be.

A great work of art, if it accomplishes anything, serves to remind us, or let us say to set us dreaming, of all that is fluid and intangible.

To make absolute, unconditional surrender to the woman one loves is to break every bond save the desire not to lose her, which is the most terrible bond of all.