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  • #1
    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

  • #2
    Henry Miller
    “We are dancing in the hollow of nothingness. We are one flesh, but separated like stars.”
    Henry Miller

  • #3
    Arthur Rimbaud
    “I believe I am in Hell, therefore I am.”
    Arthur Rimbaud

  • #4
    Arthur Rimbaud
    “In the morning I had a look so lost, a face so dead, that perhaps those whom I met did not see me.

    - Bad Blood
    Arthur Rimbaud, A Season in Hell

  • #5
    Henry Miller
    “What's a fuck when what I want is love?”
    Henry Miller
    tags: love, sex

  • #6
    Bob Dylan
    “Don't criticize what you can't understand.”
    Bob Dylan

  • #7
    Bob Dylan
    “He not busy being born is busy dying.”
    Bob Dylan

  • #8
    Albert Camus
    “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow
    Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead
    Walk beside me… just be my friend”
    Albert Camus

  • #9
    Albert Camus
    “Live to the point of tears.”
    Albert Camus

  • #10
    Albert Camus
    “Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?”
    Albert Camus

  • #11
    Albert Camus
    “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
    Albert Camus

  • #12
    Albert Camus
    “Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.”
    Albert Camus

  • #13
    Albert Camus
    “Always go too far, because that's where you'll find the truth”
    Albert Camus

  • #14
    Albert Camus
    “And he knew, also, what the old man was thinking as his tears flowed, and he, Rieux, thought it too: that a loveless world is a dead world, and always there comes an hour when one is weary of prisons, of one's work, and of devotion to duty, and all one craves for is a loved face, the warmth and wonder of a loving heart.”
    Albert Camus, The Plague
    tags: love

  • #15
    Albert Camus
    “Integrity has no need of rules.”
    Albert Camus

  • #16
    Albert Camus
    “I rebel; therefore I exist.”
    Albert Camus

  • #17
    Carl Sagan
    “It pays to keep an open mind, but not so open your brains fall out.”
    Carl Sagan

  • #18
    James Joyce
    “Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.”
    James Joyce, Ulysses

  • #19
    Leo Tolstoy
    “If you want to be happy, be.”
    Leo Tolstoy

  • #20
    Leo Tolstoy
    “The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.”
    Leo Tolstoy

  • #21
    Leo Tolstoy
    “True life is lived when tiny changes occur.”
    Leo Tolstoy

  • #22
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    “People speak sometimes about the "bestial" cruelty of man, but that is terribly unjust and offensive to beasts, no animal could ever be so cruel as a man, so artfully, so artistically cruel.”
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

  • #23
    Voltaire
    “Judge a man by his questions rather than by his answers.”
    Voltaire

  • #24
    Voltaire
    “Common sense is not so common.”
    Voltaire, A Pocket Philosophical Dictionary

  • #25
    Voltaire
    “If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.”
    Voltaire

  • #26
    Voltaire
    “I don’t know where I am going, but I am on my way.”
    Voltaire

  • #27
    Jim Morrison
    “The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask. There can't be any large-scale revolution until there's a personal revolution, on an individual level. It's got to happen inside first.”
    Jim Morrison

  • #28
    Sylvia Plath
    “I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead;
    I lift my eyes and all is born again.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

  • #29
    Sylvia Plath
    “I must get my soul back from you; I am killing my flesh without it.”
    Sylvia Plath, The Unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath

  • #30
    Sylvia Plath
    “Remember, remember, this is now, and now, and now. Live it, feel it, cling to it. I want to become acutely aware of all I’ve taken for granted.”
    Sylvia Plath



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