“I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive.”

“The universe gives birth to stars, and stars are not kind to each other.”

“Now is the time to be alive, to be drunk with what is happening.”

“I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight.”

“You cannot create experience. You must undergo it.”

“Journalism is not a profession or a trade. It is a cheap catch-all for fuckoffs and misfits.”

“I have realized that I am a man no one can help, not even myself.”

“To know a thing you have to trust what you know, and all that you know, and as far as you know.”

“All our lives we are told not to judge others, but when you are young you rush in and judge for yourself, judiciously.”

“The poet must not often think about death—he must live it, so to speak—and die only occasionally.”

“Every so often an author comes along who defies the conventions of writing and stretches the boundaries of literature. Henry Miller is one of those authors.” FINALLY LET GO QUOTES

“If a person is not an artist, he is only a physician. That is so.”

“Every direction leads to a new direction, every corner to a new corner.”

“I am living at the Villa Borghese. There is not a crumb of dirt anywhere, nor a chair misplaced. We are all alone here and we are dead.”

“Love is the most foolish of all emotions.”

“Tomorrow is the great cheat of modern times.”

“The only thing that sweat is good for is preserving the hair.”

“If there is to be any peace it will come through being, not wanting to be.”

“If I had a choice I would rather be whole than good.”

“I cannot live without books.”

“Human life consists in mutual service. No grief, pain, misfortune, or ‘broken heart’ is ever suffered in vain if it can be used in uplifting another person.”