Jack Kerouac - Quotes

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Maybe that's what life is... a wink of the eye and winking stars. ---->>>

All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together. ---->>>

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

I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life. ---->>>

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them. ---->>>

Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion. ---->>>

Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. ---->>>

My witness is the empty sky. ---->>>

Mankind is like dogs, not gods - as long as you don't get mad they'll bite you - but stay mad and you'll never be bitten. Dogs don't respect humility and sorrow. ---->>>

If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime. ---->>>

A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world. ---->>>

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

Offer them what they secretly want and they of course immediately become panic-stricken. ---->>>

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

Write in recollection and amazement for yourself. ---->>>

All of life is a foreign country. ---->>>

Avoid the world, it's just a lot of dust and drag and means nothing in the end. ---->>>

All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land. ---->>>

Accept loss forever. ---->>>

My manners, abominable at times, can be sweet. ---->>>

You can't teach the old maestro a new tune. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 03-12, 1922
Die: 10-21, 1969
Occupation: Novelist

Jack Kerouac ( or , born Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac; March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is recognized for his method of spontaneous prose (wikipedia)