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


Call no man foe, but never love a stranger.

Stella Benson

When you are at Rome live in the Roman style when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere.

Saint Ambrose

Heroism on command, senseless violence, and all the loathsome nonsense that goes by the name of patriotism -- how passionately I hate them!

Albert Einstein

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.

Kahlil Gibran

Somehow liberals have been unable to acquire from birth what conservatives seem to be endowed with at birth namely, a healthy skepticism of the powers of government to do good.

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

The more I live, the more I think that humor is the saving sense.

Jacob August Riis »

I have discovered, in 20 years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.

Bill Veeck »

If faith cannot be reconciled with rational thinking, it has to be eliminated as an anachronistic remnant of earlier stages of culture and replaced by science dealing with facts and theories which are intelligible and can be validated.

Erich Fromm »