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  • #1
    David Foster Wallace
    “You will become way less concerned with what other people think of you when you realize how seldom they do.”
    David Foster Wallace, Infinite Jest

  • #2
    Charles Bukowski
    “We're all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn't. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #3
    Charles Bukowski
    “I wanted the whole world or nothing.”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #4
    Charles Bukowski
    “In the morning it was morning and I was still alive.”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #5
    Charles Bukowski
    “Let' em learn or let' em die”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #6
    Charles Bukowski
    “I met Betty on the street.
    "I saw you with that bitch a while back. She's not your kind of woman."
    "None of them are.”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #7
    Charles Bukowski
    “Let’s just lay around and make love and take walks and talk a little.”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #8
    Charles Bukowski
    “Lady, how the hell do I know who you are or I am or anybody is?”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #9
    Charles Bukowski
    “Maybe she hadn’t saved the world but she had made a major improvement.”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #10
    Charles Bukowski
    “There was something about funerals. It made you see things better.”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #11
    Charles Bukowski
    “Maybe I’ll write a novel, I thought. And then I did.”
    Charles Bukowski, Post Office

  • #12
    Charles Bukowski
    “Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #13
    Charles Bukowski
    “I've never been lonely. I've been in a room -- I've felt suicidal. I've been depressed. I've felt awful -- awful beyond all -- but I never felt that one other person could enter that room and cure what was bothering me...or that any number of people could enter that room. In other words, loneliness is something I've never been bothered with because I've always had this terrible itch for solitude. It's being at a party, or at a stadium full of people cheering for something, that I might feel loneliness. I'll quote Ibsen, "The strongest men are the most alone." I've never thought, "Well, some beautiful blonde will come in here and give me a fuck-job, rub my balls, and I'll feel good." No, that won't help. You know the typical crowd, "Wow, it's Friday night, what are you going to do? Just sit there?" Well, yeah. Because there's nothing out there. It's stupidity. Stupid people mingling with stupid people. Let them stupidify themselves. I've never been bothered with the need to rush out into the night. I hid in bars, because I didn't want to hide in factories. That's all. Sorry for all the millions, but I've never been lonely. I like myself. I'm the best form of entertainment I have. Let's drink more wine!”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #14
    Charles Bukowski
    “what matters most is how well you walk through the fire”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #15
    Charles Bukowski
    “If you're going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don't even start. This could mean losing girlfriends, wives, relatives and maybe even your mind. It could mean not eating for three or four days. It could mean freezing on a park bench. It could mean jail. It could mean derision. It could mean mockery--isolation. Isolation is the gift. All the others are a test of your endurance, of how much you really want to do it. And, you'll do it, despite rejection and the worst odds. And it will be better than anything else you can imagine. If you're going to try, go all the way. There is no other feeling like that. You will be alone with the gods, and the nights will flame with fire. You will ride life straight to perfect laughter. It's the only good fight there is.”
    Charles Bukowski, Factotum

  • #16
    Charles Bukowski
    “My ambition is handicapped by laziness”
    Charles Bukowski, Factotum

  • #17
    Charles Bukowski
    “The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #18
    Charles Bukowski
    “there is a loneliness in this world so great
    that you can see it in the slow movement of
    the hands of a clock.

    people so tired
    mutilated
    either by love or no love.

    people just are not good to each other
    one on one.

    the rich are not good to the rich
    the poor are not good to the poor.

    we are afraid.

    our educational system tells us
    that we can all be
    big-ass winners.

    it hasn't told us
    about the gutters
    or the suicides.

    or the terror of one person
    aching in one place
    alone

    untouched
    unspoken to

    watering a plant.”
    Charles Bukowski, Love Is a Dog from Hell

  • #19
    Charles Bukowski
    “there are worse things
    than being alone
    but it often takes
    decades to realize this
    and most often when you do
    it's too late
    and there's nothing worse
    than too late”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #20
    Charles Bukowski
    “If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose”
    charles bukowski

  • #21
    Charles Bukowski
    “Find what you love and let it kill you.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #22
    Charles Bukowski
    “I will remember the kisses
    our lips raw with love
    and how you gave me
    everything you had
    and how I
    offered you what was left of
    me,
    and I will remember your small room
    the feel of you
    the light in the window
    your records
    your books
    our morning coffee
    our noons our nights
    our bodies spilled together
    sleeping
    the tiny flowing currents
    immediate and forever
    your leg my leg
    your arm my arm
    your smile and the warmth
    of you
    who made me laugh
    again.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #23
    Charles Bukowski
    “I felt like crying but nothing came out. it was just a sort of sad sickness, sick sad, when you can't feel any worse. I think you know it. I think everybody knows it now and then. but I think I have known it pretty often, too often.”
    Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness

  • #24
    Charles Bukowski
    “the free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.”
    Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness

  • #25
    Charles Bukowski
    “Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people. What a horror show. The earth swarmed with them.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #26
    Charles Bukowski
    “those who escape hell
    however
    never talk about
    it
    and nothing much
    bothers them
    after
    that.”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #27
    Charles Bukowski
    “We are
    Born like this
    Into this
    Into these carefully mad wars
    Into the sight of broken factory windows of emptiness
    Into bars where people no longer speak to each other
    Into fist fights that end as shootings and knifings
    Born into this
    Into hospitals which are so expensive that it’s cheaper to die
    Into lawyers who charge so much it’s cheaper to plead guilty
    Into a country where the jails are full and the madhouses closed
    Into a place where the masses elevate fools into rich heroes”
    Charles Bukowski

  • #28
    Charles Bukowski
    “I remember awakening one morning and finding everything smeared with the color of forgotten love.”
    Charles Bukowski, What Matters Most is How Well You Walk Through the Fire

  • #29
    Charles Bukowski
    “People with no morals often considered themselves more free, but mostly they lacked the ability to feel or love.”
    Charles Bukowski, Women

  • #30
    Charles Bukowski
    “Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink.”
    Charles Bukowski



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