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


We do not regret the loss of our friends by reasons of their merit, but because of our needs and for the good opinion that we believed them to have held of us.

La Rochefoucauld

Experience is a great advantage. The problem is that when you get the experience, you're too damned old to do anything about it.

James Scott Jimmy Connors

If growing up is the process of creating ideas and dreams about what life should be, then maturity is letting go again.

Mary Beth Danielson

Great events make me quiet and calm; it is only trifles that irritate my nerves.

Queen Victoria, in a letter to King Leopold of Belgium, April 4, 1848

Sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument. For there is music wherever there is harmony, order and proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres; for those well ordered motions, and regular paces, though they give no sound unto the ear, yet to the understanding they strike a note most full of harmony.

Sir Thomas Browne

You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little thing, do something for others - something for which you get no pay but the privilege of doing it.

Albert Schweitzer »

The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.

Henry David Thoreau »

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

Virginia »