Quotation by Henry Miller

The American ideal is youth—handsome, empty youth.
Henry Miller (1891–1980), U.S. author. The Wisdom of the Heart, "Raimu," (1947).

"In America," Miller explained, "youth means simply athleticism, disrespect, gangsterism, or sickly idealism expressing itself through thinly disguised and badly digested social science theories acted out by idiots who are desperadoes at heart."
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