rosy cruxification sexus book i Author:henry miller "I wanted to enchant but not to enslave. I wanted a greater, richer life; but not at the expense of others. I wanted to free the imagination of all men at once because without the support of the whole world, without a world imaginatively unified, the freedom of the imagination becomes a vice. I had no respect for writing per se anymore than I ha... more »d respect for God per se. Nobody, no principle, no idea has validity in itself. What is valid is only that much--of anything, God included--which is realized by all men in common.
...My concern was always for the nobody, the man who is lost in the shuffle, the man who is so common, so ordinary, that his presence is not even noticed...The only benefit, I reflected, which the act of writing could offer me was to remove the differences which separated me from my fellow man."« less