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  • #1
    Jack Kerouac
    “It seemed like a matter of minutes when we began rolling in the foothills before Oakland and suddenly reached a height and saw stretched out ahead of us the fabulous white city of San Francisco on her eleven mystic hills with the blue Pacific and its advancing wall of potato-patch fog beyond, and smoke and goldenness in the late afternoon of time.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

  • #2
    Jack Kerouac
    “What's in store for me in the direction I don't take?”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #3
    Jack Kerouac
    “I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #4
    Jack Kerouac
    “My whole wretched life swam before my weary eyes, and I realized no matter what you do it's bound to be a waste of time in the end so you might as well go mad.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road: The Original Scroll

  • #5
    Jack Kerouac
    “I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #6
    Jack Kerouac
    “Things are so hard to figure out when you live from day to day in this feverish and silly world. ”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road: The Original Scroll

  • #7
    Jack Kerouac
    “But, outside of being a sweet little girl, she was awfully dumb and capable of doing horrible things.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #8
    Jack Kerouac
    “because he had no place he could stay in without getting tired of it and because there was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars...”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

  • #9
    Jack Kerouac
    “the road is life”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #10
    Jack Kerouac
    “[...]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, On the Road

  • #11
    Jack Kerouac
    “This is the story of America. Everybody's doing what they think they're supposed to do.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road: the Original Scroll

  • #12
    Jack Kerouac
    “There are worse things than being mad.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #13
    Jack Kerouac
    “All he needed was a wheel in his hand and four on the road.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road: the Original Scroll

  • #14
    Jack Kerouac
    “You'd be surprised how little I knew even up to yesterday”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #15
    Jack Kerouac
    “I wished I was on the same bus as her. A pain stabbed my heart as it did everytime I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world of ours.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road: the Original Scroll

  • #16
    Jack Kerouac
    “..and that was the one distinct time in my life, the strangest moment of all, when I didnt know who I was”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #17
    Jack Kerouac
    “Pretty girls make graves”
    Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

  • #18
    Jack Kerouac
    “I never saw such crazy musicians. Everybody in Frisco blew. It was the end of the continent; they didn't give a damn.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

  • #19
    Jack Kerouac
    “Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #20
    Jack Kerouac
    “I looked up at the dark sky and prayed to God for a better break in life and a better chance to do something for the little people I loved. ”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road: the Original Scroll

  • #21
    Jack Kerouac
    “That's the story of my life rich or poor and mostly poor and truly poor.”
    Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

  • #22
    Jack Kerouac
    “i wish the whole world was dead serious about food instead of silly rockets and machines and explosives using everybody's food money to blow their heads off anyway.”
    Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

  • #23
    Jack Kerouac
    “And I will die, and you will die, and we all will die, and even the stars will fade out one after another in time.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #24
    Jack Kerouac
    “We agreed to love each other madly.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

  • #25
    Jack Kerouac
    “I'd sleep and forget it; I had my own life, my own sad and ragged life forever.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

  • #26
    Jack Kerouac
    “and nobody knows what’s going to happen to anybody besides the forlorn rags of growing old”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #27
    Jack Kerouac
    “all I wanted to do was sneak out into the night and disappear somewhere, and go and find out what everybody was doing all over the country.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

  • #28
    Jack Kerouac
    “Besides which, she would never understand me because I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till I drop. This is the night, what it does to you. I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road

  • #29
    Jack Kerouac
    “Bein Crazy
    is the least of my worries.”
    Jack Kerouac, Book of Blues

  • #30
    Jack Kerouac
    “They spent all week saving pennies and went out Saturdays to spend fifty bucks in three hours.”
    Jack Kerouac, On the Road



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