Jack Kerouac (Writer)

#41658 Jack Kerouac

I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in thethat once that far down, everyone will understand because they are the same that far down. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about will
#41659 Jack Kerouac

Who knows, my , but that theis not one vast sea ofactually, the veritablehoney, beneath all this show of personality and ? .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about personality
#41660 Jack Kerouac

is well, practice ,is nigh. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about practice
#41661 Jack Kerouac

Allbeings are alsobeings. Dreaming ties alltogether. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about being
#41662 Jack Kerouac

Maybe that's whatis... a wink of theand winking . .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about win
#41663 Jack Kerouac

All of life is a foreign country. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about life
#41664 Jack Kerouac

I want to work in , not just spin silly tales for . I want toas deep down as possible into my own subconscious in thethat once that far down, everyone will understand because they are the same that far down. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about work
#41665 Jack Kerouac

Iit is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them , and not only life but thatconsciousness of life. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about life
#41666 Jack Kerouac

Write in recollection and amazement for yourself .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about men
#41667 Jack Kerouac

Accept loss forever .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about loss
#41668 Jack Kerouac

Believe in the holy contour of life .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about life
#41669 Jack Kerouac

We should be wondering tonight, "Is there a ?" But I could go and talk on 5, 10, 20 minutes about is there a world, because there is really no world, cause sometimes I'm walkin' on the ground and I see right through the ground. And there is no world. And you'll find out. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about time
#41671 Jack Kerouac

... and I were sitting around trying to think up the meaning of the Lost Generation and the subsequent Existentialism and I said, 'You know, this is really a beat generation' and he leapt up and said 'That's it, that's right!' .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about meaning
#41672 Jack Kerouac

I went one afternoon to theof my childhood and had a vision of what I must have really meant with "Beat"... the vision of the word Beat as being to mean beatific...began to call themselves beatniks, beats, jazzniks, bopniks, bugniks and finally I was called the "" of all this. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about childhood
#41673 Jack Kerouac

Members of the generation that came of age after World War II-Korean War who join in a relaxation of social and sexual tensions, and who espouse anti-regimentation, -disaffiliation, and material-simplicity , supposedly as a result of cold-war disillusionment. Coined by Jack Kerouac. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about war
#41674 Jack Kerouac

It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about writing
#41676 Jack Kerouac

My manners, abominable at times, can be sweet. As I grew older I became a drunk. Why? Because I like ecstasy of the . I'm a wretch. But I , love. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about love
#41677 Jack Kerouac

The house stood, and other men lived in it and were sheltered well in it... .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about men
#41678 Jack Kerouac

You can't fight City Hall. It keeps changing its name. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about fight
#41679 Jack Kerouac

All our best men areat in this nightmare land. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about men
#41680 Jack Kerouac

The onlyfor me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes "Awww!" .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about time
#41681 Jack Kerouac

As early pioneers in the knowing, that when you lose your , you attain highest perfect knowing. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about you
#41682 Jack Kerouac

So long and take it easy, because if you start taking things seriously, it is the end of you. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about art
#41684 Jack Kerouac

Thelooks like a , barking at . .

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#41687 Jack Kerouac

Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night? .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about night
#41688 Jack Kerouac

Theydown the streets like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I've been doing all myafterwho interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes "Awww!" .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about time
#41689 Jack Kerouac

So I rushed past the pretty girls, and the prettiest girls in the world live in Des Moines. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about world
#41690 Jack Kerouac

Whither goest thou, , in thy shiny car in the ? .

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#41691 Jack Kerouac

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about body
#41692 Jack Kerouac

The one thing that we yearn for in our living days, that makes us sigh and groan and undergo sweet nauseas of all kinds, is the remembrance of some lostthat was probably experienced in the womb and can only be reproduced (though we hate to admit it) in . .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about living
#41693 Jack Kerouac

I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one fallingto another till I drop. This is the , what it does to you. I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about man
#41694 Jack Kerouac

"What is that feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? — it's the too-hugevaulting us, and it's good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies." .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about war
#41695 Jack Kerouac

"It was sad to see his tall figure receding in the dark as we drove away, just like the other figures in New York and New Orleans: they stand uncertainly underneth inmense skies, and everything about them is drowned. Where go? what do? what for? — ." .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about men
#41696 Jack Kerouac

What's ? What's ? All in the . .

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#41697 Jack Kerouac

At one point the driver said, "For 's sakes, you're rocking theback there." Actually we were; the car was swaying as Dean and I both swayed to the rhythm and the IT of our final excitedinand living to the blank trancedof all innumerable riotousparticulars that had been lurking in our our . .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about art
#41698 Jack Kerouac

In 1942 I was the star in one of the filthiest dramas of all time. I was a seaman, and went to the Imperial Caf .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about time
#41699 Jack Kerouac

So in America when thegoes down and I sit on the old broken-down river pier watching the long, long skies over New Jersey and sense all that raw land that rolls in one unbelievable huge bulge over to the West Coast, and all that road going, all the people dreaming in the immensity of it, and in Iowa I know by now the children must be crying in the land where they let the children cry, and tonight the stars'll be out, and don't you know that God is Pooh Bear? the evening star must be drooping and shedding her sparkler dims on the prairie, which is just before the coming of complete night that blesses the earth, darkens all rivers, cups the peaks and folds the final shore in, and nobody, nobody knows what's going to happen to anybody besides the forlorn rags of growing old, I think of Dean Moriarty, I even think of Old Dean Moriarty the father we never found, I think of Dean Moriarty. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about art
#41700 Jack Kerouac

Now you understand the Oriental passion for … .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about passion
#41701 Jack Kerouac

I felt like lying down by the side of the trail and remembering it all. The woods do that to you... .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about you
#41702 Jack Kerouac

I saw that mywas a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about age
#41704 Jack Kerouac

No man should go throughwithout once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderness, finding himself depending solely on himself and thereby learning his true and hidden strength. Learning for instance, to eat when he's hungry and sleep when he's sleepy. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about learning
#41705 Jack Kerouac

Thinking of thenight after night I begin to realize "The stars are " and all the innumerablein the Milky Way are words, and so is this world too. And I realize that no matter where I am, whether in a little room full of thought, or in this endlessof stars and mountains, it's all in my . .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about words
#41706 Jack Kerouac

One night I realized that when you give people understanding and encouragement a funny little meek childish look abashes their eyes, no matter what they've been doing they weren't sure it was right — lambies all over the world. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about funny
#41707 Jack Kerouac

Theconsists in realizing that it is all a great strange . .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about strange
#41708 Jack Kerouac

Ah,is a gate, a way, a path toanyway, why not live forandand … .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about live
#41709 Jack Kerouac

Ah,is a gate, a way, a path toanyway, why not live forandandor some sort of girl by a fireside, why not go to your desire and … .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about desire
#41710 Jack Kerouac

Everything is the same, the fog says 'We are fog and we fly by dissolving like ephemera,' and the leaves say 'We are leaves and we jiggle in the wind, that's all, we come and go, grow and fall' — Even the paper bags in my garbage pit say 'We are mantransformed paper bags made out of wood pulp, we are kinda proud of being paper bags as long as that will be possible, but we'll be mush again with our sisters the leaves come rainy season' — The tree stumps say 'We are tree stumps torn out of the ground by men, sometimes by the wind, we have big tendrils full of earth that drink out of the earth' — Men say 'We are men, we pull out tree stumps, we make paper bags, we think wise thoughts, we make lunch, we look around, we make a great effort to realise everything is the same.' .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about time
#41711 Jack Kerouac

I feel guilty for being a member of the human race. .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about man
#41712 Jack Kerouac

I will die, and you will die, and we all will die, and even thewill fade out one after another in . .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about you
#41713 Jack Kerouac

And I will die, and you will die, and we all will die, and even thewill fade out one after another in . .

Jack Kerouac Quotes about you

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