Miller Quotes

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Robin Jones Gunn
“If you feel far from God, guess who moved?”
Robin Jones Gunn, Surprise Endings

Robin Jones Gunn
“Do you think it's possible to finally decide that you really, truly love someone but not end up marrying him?”
Robin Jones Gunn, As You Wish

Robin Jones Gunn
“I think it's possible to realize you love someone as deeply as you know how to love and not end up spending the rest of your life with him.”
Robin Jones Gunn, As You Wish

Robin Jones Gunn
“Fred: "Is that brick wall your boyfriend?"
Doug: "Only in my dreams."
Fred: "Oh, you too? I'm Fred."
Doug: "Doug. I should mention, in all fairness though that Christy's boyfriend is my best friend. He's the brick wall you should be worried about.”
Robin Jones Gunn, A Time to Cherish

“This vacillation between assertion and denial in discussions about organised abuse can be understood as functional, in that it serves to contain the traumatic kernel at the heart of allegations of organised abuse. In his influential ‘just world’ theory, Lerner (1980) argued that emotional wellbeing is predicated on the assumption that the world is an orderly, predictable and just place in which people get what they deserve. Whilst such assumptions are objectively false, Lerner argued that individuals have considerable investment in maintaining them since they are conducive to feelings of self—efficacy and trust in others. When they encounter evidence contradicting the view that the world is just, individuals are motivated to defend this belief either by helping the victim (and thus restoring a sense of justice) or by persuading themselves that no injustice has occurred. Lerner (1980) focused on the ways in which the ‘just world’ fallacy motivates victim-blaming, but there are other defences available to bystanders who seek to dispel troubling knowledge. Organised abuse highlights the severity of sexual violence in the lives of some children and the desire of some adults to inflict considerable, and sometimes irreversible, harm upon the powerless. Such knowledge is so toxic to common presumptions about the orderly nature of society, and the generally benevolent motivations of others, that it seems as though a defensive scaffold of disbelief, minimisation and scorn has been erected to inhibit a full understanding of organised abuse.
Despite these efforts, there has been a recent resurgence of interest in organised abuse and particularly ritualistic abuse (eg Sachs and Galton 2008, Epstein et al. 2011, Miller 2012).”
Michael Salter, Organised Sexual Abuse

“You've had his dick in your hand and your tongue in his mouth and you can't sit down and eat a bowl of cereal with him ?”
Brooke McKinley, Shades of Gray

“Some readers may find it a curious or even unscientific endeavour to craft a criminological model of organised abuse based on the testimony of survivors. One of the standard objections to qualitative research is that participants may lie or fantasise in interview, it has been suggested that adults who report severe child sexual abuse are particularly prone to such confabulation. Whilst all forms of research, whether qualitative or quantitative, may be impacted upon by memory error or false reporting. there is no evidence that qualitative research is particularly vulnerable to this, nor is there any evidence that a fantasy— or lie—prone individual would be particularly likely to volunteer for research into child sexual abuse. Research has consistently found that child abuse histories, including severe and sadistic abuse, are accurate and can be corroborated (Ross 2009, Otnow et al. 1997, Chu et al. 1999). Survivors of child abuse may struggle with amnesia and other forms of memory disturbance but the notion that they are particularly prone to suggestion and confabulation has yet to find a scientific basis. It is interesting to note that questions about the veracity of eyewitness evidence appear to be asked far more frequently in relation to sexual abuse and rape than in relation to other crimes. The research on which this book is based has been conducted with an ethical commitment to taking the lives and voices of survivors of organised abuse seriously.”
Michael Salter, Organised Sexual Abuse

Henry Miller
“Nada podrá contrarrestar ese virus que está envenenando el mundo entero. América es la encarnación de la fatalidad. Va a arrastrar al mundo entero hasta el abismo sin fondo.”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“El arte consiste en llegar hasta la últimas consecuencias. Si comienzas con tambores, tienes que acabar con dinamita o TNT.”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“Os veo sentados ahí juntos, y sé que os separa un abismo. Vuestra cercanía es la de los planetas. Yo soy el vacío entre vosotros. Si me retiro, no tendréis vacío en que flotar. ”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

James S.A. Corey
“My hallucinations are of the alien mind control variety.”
James S.A. Corey, Cibola Burn

Henry Miller
“Mientras falte esa chispa de pasión, la actuación carecerá de significado humano.”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“, dijo Emerson, . Si es así, mi vida, no es más que un gran intestino. No sólo pienso en la comida todo el día, sino que, además, sueño con ella por la noche. ”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“Dormir se puede casi en cualquier parte, pero hay que tener un sitio para trabajar. Hasta una novela mala requiere una silla para sentarse y un poquito de intimidad. ”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“Las personas son como los piojos: se te meten bajo la piel y se entierran en ella.”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“Aquellos dos hablaban de especie de jerga matemática superior. Nunca entraba en ella nada de carne y hueso: era extraña, fantasmal, espantosamente abstracta. ”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“..., que sólo quienes, como él, son sensibles a la alquimia del sonido y los sentidos, son capaces de transformar la realidad negativa de la vida en las formas substanciales y significativas del arte. Sólo quienes pueden admitir la luz en sus entrañas pueden expresar lo que hay en el corazón.”
Henry Miller

Henry Miller
“Por una razón u otra, el hombre busca el milagro y para lograrlo es capaz de abrirse paso entre la sangre.”
Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

Henry Miller
“Debería ser rico para tener una secretaria a la que dictar, mientras camino, porque las mejores ideas se me ocurren siempre cuando estoy lejos de la máquina.”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“La ciudad retoña como un enorme organismo todo él enfermo y las avenidas hermosas son algo menos repulsivas sólo porque les han drenado el pus.”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“Recuerdo muy bien cómo disfrutaba con mi sufrimiento. Era como llevarse un cachorro a la cama. De vez en cuando te arañaba... y entonces sentías auténtico espanto. Por lo general, no sentías miedo: siempre podías soltarlo o cortarle la cabeza.”
Henry Miller, Trópico de Cancer

Henry Miller
“literature coming from the cold corpse of a whore is the last thing to be served in bed.”
Henry Miller

James S.A. Corey
“Here is the problem, they said to themselves, and there is the solution. That it was drowned in innocent blood was as trivial as the font the reports were printed in. They had disconnected themselves from humanity. Shut off the cell clusters in their brains that made life besides their own sacred. Or valuable. Or worth saving. All it had cost them was every human connection.”
James S.A. Corey, Leviathan Wakes

Friedrich Schiller
“Bei uns wird nur selten eine Mariage geschlossen, wo nicht wenigstens ein halb Dutzend der Gäste - oder der Aufwärter- das Paradies des Bräutigams geometrisch ermessen kann.”
Friedrich Schiller, Kabale und Liebe

Cyrille  Mendes
“En un sens, le titre d’ancien, utilisé à son adresse par l’homme des bois, le ravit. C’est la reconnaissance implicite du peuple des bois à son égard, l’offre respectueuse de partager une existence en ces terres. Opinant du chef, Gibbie soutient :
- J’ai les paumes pleines de farine.
- Mes doigts sont percés d’échardes, agrée simplement Kardys.
Les bruits reprennent dans le moulin, chacun revenant à ce qu’il faisait. Le grand forestier poursuit :
- Alors, c’en était bien un…
- Un Pâle-de-la-Nuit, réaffirme lugubrement le meunier.
Et d’ajouter à la cantonade, avant de se replonger dans sa chope :
- Je l’ai vu et entendu comme je vous vois.”
Cyrille Mendes, Les Épieurs d'Ombre

Henry Miller
“Hay algo perverso en las mujeres... en el fondo son todas masoquistas.”
Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer

G.K. Chesterton
“A man might as well say that millers and cats and princesses are fabulous animals, because they appear side by side with goblins and mermaids in the stories of the nursery.”
G.K. Chesterton, Avowals and Denials - A Book of Essays