Thailand Footprint: People, Things, Literature, Music and Henry Miller too. Forget Yourself Here

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​”A world torn by indescribable upheavals, a world preoccupied with social and political transformations, will have less time and energy to spare for the creation and appreciation of works of art. The politician, the soldier, ​the industrialist, the technician, all those in short who cater to immediate needs, to creature comforts, to transitory and illusory passions and prejudices, will take precedence over the artist. The most poetic inventions will be those capable of serving the most destructive ends.”

Henry Miller on Writing. First published in 1964, now in its 18th printing.

2 Responses to “Henry Miller Quote of the Month – June 2014”

  1. Kevin Cummings

    Agree. I like him as a philosopher more than a novelist, Rajiv. I’m currently listening to his new biography on Audible.com. I hope to do a book review on it by the fall …

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