When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
Quote by Henry Miller
Example moves the world more than doctrine. The great exemplars are the poets of action,...
Every man with a bellyful of the classics is an enemy to the human race.
Life is 440 horsepower in a 2-cylinder engine.
Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not yet understood
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music. The world...
When you know what men are capable of you marvel neither at their sublimity nor...
The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime, but the one who...
Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.
Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We...
We create our fate every day we liveWe create our fate every day we live
In expanding the field of knowledge we but increase the horizon of ignorance.
Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I...
We have two American flags always: one for the rich and one for the poor....
If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally...
Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.
Obscenity is a cleansing process, whereas pornography only adds to the murk.
Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don't take it too seriously
The legal system is often a mystery, and we, its priests, preside over rituals baffling...
One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.
It is the American vice, the democratic disease which expresses its tyranny by reducing everything...