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Henry Miller,  ink and acrylic on wood by Jamie Lawson - 2010

Henry Miller, ink and acrylic on wood by Jamie Lawson – 2010

Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would but realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such. – Henry Miller

2 Responses to “Henry Miller quote of the month … July”

  1. Kevin Cummings

    Agree on all counts, Collin. Just recognizing the possibilities of Henry’s reality is a lot to contemplate. Bukowski gave out advice that he didn’t follow. Henry’s advice always seemed close to the path he chose, based on my limited readings and understanding of the man … and there is something to be said for that …


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