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

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God cannot alter the past, but historians can.

Samuel Butler

He is not laughed at who laughs at himself first.

Thomas Fuller

Nobody wants justice.

Alan Dershowitz

But words are things; and a small drop of ink, Falling, like dew, upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.

Lord Byron

What omniscience has music! So absolutely impersonal, yet every sufferer feels his secret sorrow soothed.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Well-behaved women rarely make history.

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If I have ever made any valuable discoveries, it has been owing more to patient attention, than to any other talent.

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In this world of change naught which comes stays and naught which goes is lost.

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