Quotes by Henery Miller, Tropic of Cancer 1934

A man with his belly full of the classics is an enemy of the human race.

Henery Miller, Tropic of Cancer 1934

Other Great Authors


Most institutions demand unqualified faith; but the institution of science makes skepticism a virtue.

Robert K. Merton

In a real sense, people who have read good literature have lived more than people who cannot or will not read. It is not true that we have only one life to live; if we can read, we can live as many more lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish.

S. I. Hayakawa

We shall not fail or falter we shall not weaken or tire...Give us the tools and we will finish the job.

Sir Winston Churchill

I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

The great successful men of the world have used their imaginations, they think ahead and create their mental picture, and then go to work materializing that picture in all its details, filling in here, adding a little there, altering this a bit and that bit, but steadily building, steadily building.

Robert Collier

Let us be grateful to people who make us happy They are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.

Marcel Proust »

How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend.

William Rotsler »