Henry Miller Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old henry miller quotes, henry miller sayings, and henry miller proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


We create our fate every day we live.     

Henry Miller

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller

Imagination is the voice of daring. If there is anything godlike about God, it is that. He dared to imagine everything     

Henry Miller

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

Henry Miller

What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their ability to act according to their beliefs.     

Henry Miller

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

Henry Miller

The ordinary man is involved in action, the hero acts. An immense difference.     

Henry Miller

Our own physical body possesses a wisdom which we who inhabit the body lack. We give it orders which make no sense.     

Henry Miller

The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.     

Henry Miller

Man has demonstrated that he is master of everything -- except his own nature.     

Henry Miller

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller

In this age, which believes that there is a short cut to everything, the greatest lesson to be learned is that the most difficult way is, in the long run, the easiest.     

Henry Miller

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

Henry Miller

The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.     

Henry Miller

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller

New York has a trip-hammer vitality which drives you insane with restlessness if you have no inner stabilizer.     

Henry Miller

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

Henry Miller

Chaos is the score upon which reality is written.     

Henry Miller

The prisoner is not the one who has commited a crime, but the one who clings to his crime and lives it over and over.     

Henry Miller

I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company.     

Henry Miller

Los Angeles gives one the feeling of the future more strongly than any city I know of. A bad future, too, like something out of Fritz Lang's feeble imagination.     

Henry Miller

It is almost banal to say so yet it needs to be stressed continually: all is creation, all is change, all is flux, all is metamorphosis.     

Henry Miller

One's destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller

Analysis brings no curative powers in its train; it merely makes us conscious of the existence of an evil, which, oddly enough, is consciousness.     

Henry Miller

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

Henry Miller

One's destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller

No man is great enough or wise enough for any of us to surrender our destiny to. The only way in which anyone can lead us is to restore to us the belief in our own guidance.     

Henry Miller

The aim of life is to live, and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware.     

Henry Miller

One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things.     

Henry Miller