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Actors die so loud.
Acting and Actors
Henry Miller

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All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
Growth
Henry Miller

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An artist is always alone -- if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
Solitude
Henry Miller

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Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life.
Arts and Artists
Henry Miller

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Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.
Chaos
Henry Miller

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Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not yet understood.
Confusion
Henry Miller

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Every man with a bellyful of the classics is an enemy to the human race.
Books - Classics
Henry Miller

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Honest criticism means nothing: what one wants is unrestrained passion, fire for fire.
Critics and Criticism
Henry Miller

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I have always looked upon decay as being just as wonderful and rich an expression of life as growth.
Decay
Henry Miller

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If men cease to believe that they will one day become gods then they will surely become worms.
Ambition
Henry Miller

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In the beginning was the Word. Man acts it out. He is the act, not the actor.
Creation
Henry Miller

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It isn't the oceans which cut us off from the world -- it's the American way of looking at things.
Isolation
Henry Miller

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Life has to be given a meaning because of the obvious fact that it has no meaning.
Meaning of Life
Henry Miller

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Life, as it is called, is for most of us one long postponement.
Procrastination
Henry Miller

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Man has demonstrated that he is master of everything -- except his own nature.
Human Nature
Henry Miller

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Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously.
Music
Henry Miller

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Obscenity is a cleansing process, whereas pornography only adds to the murk.
Obscenity
Henry Miller

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One's destination is never a place, but rather a new way of looking at things.
Attitude
Henry Miller

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Remorse is impotence, it will sin again. Only repentance is strong, it can end everything.
Repentance
Henry Miller

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Sex is one of the nine reasons for reincarnation. The other eight are unimportant.
Sex
Henry Miller

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Sin, guilt, neurosis --they are one and the same, the fruit of the tree of knowledge.
Knowledge
Henry Miller

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The American ideal is youth --handsome, empty youth.
Youth
Henry Miller

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The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.
Heroes and Heroism
Henry Miller

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The real leader has no need to lead -- he is content to point the way.
Leaders and Leadership
Henry Miller

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The waking mind is the least serviceable in the arts.
Mind
Henry Miller

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun