Home Bemorecreative

Creative Quotations from . . .
Henry Miller
(1891-1980) born on
Dec 26
US novelist. His sexually candid novels, "Tropic of Cancer," 1934 and "Tropic of Capricorn," 1939 were banned in U.S. until 1960s.
If we are always arriving and departing, it is also true that we are eternally anchored. One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.

I didn't have to think up so much as a comma or a semicolon; it was all given, straight from the celestial recording room. Weary, I would beg for a break, an intermission, to go to the toilet or take a breath of fresh air on the balcony. Nothing doing!
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
The world itself is pregnant with failure, is the perfect manifestation of imperfection, of the consciousness of failure.
The worst sin that can be committed against the artist is to take him at his word, to see in his work a fulfillment instead of an horizon.
Be More Creative

Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch," "The Oranges of the Millennium," 1957.
R: "Big Sur and the Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch," pt. 2, "A Fortune in Francs," 1957.
A: "The Wisdom of the Heart," "The Absolute Collective," 1947.
N: "The Wisdom of the Heart," "Reflections of Writing," 1947.
K: "The Cosmological Eye," "An Open Letter to Surrealists Everywhere," 1939.

copyright 1996-2014 by Baertracks at bemorecreative.com