Hey Jack Kerouac

This morning, Jack Kerouac popped into my head. All I knew was that he was a rare breed from the 60’s with highly-intelligent friends.  He was before my time but much of his work is timeless

Jack Kerouac quotes:

“My witness is the empty sky.”
__ 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!”

“Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.”
― Jack Kerouac

The only truth is music.”
― Jack Kerouac

“The best teacher is experience and not through someone’s distorted point of view”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

“I don’t know, I don’t care, and it doesn’t make any difference.”
― 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

“Houses are full of things that gather dust”
― Jack Kerouac

“One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls.”
― Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

“Finding Nirvana is like locating silence.”
― Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

“Pain or love or danger makes you real again….”
― Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

“My aunt once said that the world would never find peace until men fell at their women’s feet and asked for forgiveness. ”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

“My aunt once said that the world would never find peace until men fell at their women’s feet and asked for forgiveness. ”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

“Offer them what they secretly want and they of course immediately become panic-stricken.”
― Jack Kerouac

“a sociable smile is nothing but a mouth full of teeth”
― Jack Kerouac

“Better to sleep in an uncomfortable bed free, than sleep in a comfortable bed unfree.”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

“Better to sleep in an uncomfortable bed free, than sleep in a comfortable bed unfree.”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

“The silence was an intense roar.”
― Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

“and don’t you know that God is Pooh Bear?”
― Jack Kerouac

“I’m right there, swimming the river of hardships but I know how to swim…”
― Jack Kerouac, Desolation Angels

“all day long
wearing a hat
that wasn’t on my head
― Jack Kerouac

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

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Kat

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