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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.


Jack Kerouac

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Jumping from boulder to boulder and never falling, with a heavy pack, is easier than it sounds; you ...
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What is the feeling when you're driving away from people, and they recede on the plain till you see ...
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I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was ...
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The best teacher is experience and not through someone's distorted point of view
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the road is life
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Dean took out other pictures. I realized these were all the snapshots which our children would look ...
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When you've understood this scripture, throw it away. If you can't understand this scripture, throw ...
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Aw I don't wanta go to no such thing, I just wanta drink in alleys.'...
But you'll miss all tha...
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we pass the fields of Perry and Madrone and where they make wine, and it's all there, all sweet the ...
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Happy. Just in my swim shorts, barefooted, wild-haired, in the red fire dark, singing, swigging wine...
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The other man, just as
lonesome as I am
In this empty universe
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Hitch hiked a thousand
miles and brought
You wine
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Here I was at the end of America - no more land - and now there was nowhere to go but back.
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And suddenly, not a soul's at the store as for other & similar & just as blank reasons, they...
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Because he was always tremendously generated towards complete relationship with his women to the poi...
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Don't tell them too much about your soul. They're waiting for just that.
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Get married and have halfbreed babies, manuscripts, home¬spun blankets and mother’s milk on your ...
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I realized these were all the snapshots which our children would look at someday with wonder, thinki...
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Rocks are space, and space is illusion.
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I think it's a lovely hallucination but I love it sorta.
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The human bones are but vain lines dawdling, the whole universe a blank mold of stars.
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my karma was to be born in America where nobody has any fun or believes in anything, especially free...
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The closer you get to real matter, rock air fire and wood, boy, the more spiritual the world is.
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Finding Nirvana is like locating silence.
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At night I closed my eyes and saw my bones threading the mud of my grave.
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Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, th...
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And I dreamed of a home long ago in New England, my little kitkats trying to go a thousand miles fol...
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As we crossed the Colorado-Utah border I saw God in the sky in the form of huge gold sunburning clou...
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My aunt once said that the world would never find peace until men fell at their women's feet and ask...
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But why think about that when all the golden lands ahead of you and all kinds of unforseen events wa...
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The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great, that I thought I w...
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The smog was heavy, my eyes were weeping from it, the sun was hot, the air stank, a regular hell is ...
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But Dave Wain that lean rangy red head Welchman with his penchant for going off in Willie to fish in...
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Besides, all my New York friends were in the negative, nightmare position of putting down society an...
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…of constipation of the brain & diarrhea of the mouth.
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I know who the great poets are.
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I promise I shall never give up, and that I'll die yelling and laughing, and that until then I'll ru...
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Write in recollection and amazement for yourself.
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Symbolism is alright in 'fiction,' but I tell true life stories simply about what happened t...
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What's Your Road, Man?
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My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.
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No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderne...
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I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference!
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All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
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Accept loss forever.
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All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land.
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I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not onl...
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I don't know, I don't care, and it doesn't make any difference!.
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What is the universe
but a lot of waves
And a craving desire
is a wave…
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