Jack kerouac Quotes

"I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one fa...

"I like too many things and get all confused and hung-up running from one falling star to another till I drop. This is the night, what it does to you. I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion." - On the Road, Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 22
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"No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, eve...

"No man should go through life without once experiencing healthy, even bored solitude in the wilderness, finding himself depending solely on himself and thereby learning his true and hidden strength." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 09
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"What is that feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain ti...

"What is that feeling when you're driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? - it's the too-huge world vaulting us, and it's good-bye. But we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies." --Jack Kerouac, On the Road
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โ€œI saw that my life was a vast...

โ€œI saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wantedโ€ -Jack Kerouac
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"I came to a point where I needed solitude and just stop the ma...

"I came to a point where I needed solitude and just stop the machine of โ€˜thinkingโ€™ and โ€˜enjoyingโ€™ what they call โ€˜livingโ€™, I just wanted to lie in the grass and look at the clouds." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 10
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"Night is longer than day for those who dr...

"Night is longer than day for those who dream and day is longer than night for those who make their dreams comes true." --Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 23
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"While looking for the light, you ma...

"While looking for the light, you may suddenly be devoured by the darkness and find the true light." --Jack Kerouac
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"For life is holy a...

"For life is holy and every moment is precious." - Jack Kerouac
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"You aren't ever going to be anything in this world un...

"You aren't ever going to be anything in this world unless you do what you want to do, when you want to do it--don't plan anything, just go out and do it." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 10
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"Put down the pen someone else gave...

"Put down the pen someone else gave you. No one ever drafted a life worth living on borrowed ink." --Jack Kerouac
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โ€œBecause in the end, you wonโ€™t remember the ti...

โ€œBecause in the end, you wonโ€™t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.โ€ โ€• Jack Kerouac
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One day I will find the...

One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple. - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 30
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"Accept lo...

"Accept loss forever." - Jack Kerouac
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โ€œI looked up at the sky; the...

โ€œI looked up at the sky; the pure, wonderful stars were still there, burning.โ€ โ€”Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 05
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โ€œI promise I shall never gi...

โ€œI promise I shall never give up, and that Iโ€™ll die yelling and laughingโ€ - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 13
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Some people are so...

Some people are so poor, all they have is money. Jack Kerouac
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โ€œThere was nowhere to go but e...

โ€œThere was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.โ€ - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 12
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"Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgettin...

"Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 01
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"A traveler without o...

"A traveler without observation is a bird without wings." Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 26
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โ€œbecause he had no place he could stay in without gett...

โ€œbecause he had no place he could stay in without getting tired of it and because there was nowhere to go but everywhere, keep rolling under the stars...โ€ โ€• Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 25
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Goddammit everybody in the world wants...

Goddammit everybody in the world wants an explanation for your acts and for your very being. โ€” Jack Kerouac, On The Road
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 01
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"My fault, my failure, is not in...

"My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 21
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Some people are so...

Some people are so poor, all they have is money. Jack Kerouac
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โ€œI had nothing to off...

โ€œI had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.โ€ -Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 19
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"Dean's California โ€“ wild, sweaty, important, the land of lonely and exiled and ecc...

"Dean's California โ€“ wild, sweaty, important, the land of lonely and exiled and eccentric lovers come to forgather like birds, and the land where everybody somehow looked like broken-down, handsome, decadent movie actors." ~ Jack Kerouac (On the Road, 1957)
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"A pain stabbed my heart, as it did every time I saw a ...

"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." -Sal Paradise, On the Road by Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 12
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โ€œOne day I will find the righ...

โ€œOne day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.โ€ -Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 19
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"The only people for me are the mad ones, the...

"The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, desirous of everything at the same time," by Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 01
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"One day I will find the...

"One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 25
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โ€œFriday afterno...

โ€œFriday afternoon in the universe....โ€ Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 08
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"I Came To A Point Where I Needed Solitude And Just Stop The...

"I Came To A Point Where I Needed Solitude And Just Stop The Machine Of Thinking And Enjoying What They Call Living, I Just Wanted To Lie In The Grass And Look At The Clouds" -Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Aug 05
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โ€œAre we fallen angels who didn't want to believe that nothing is...

โ€œAre we fallen angels who didn't want to believe that nothing is nothing and so were born to lose our loved ones and dear friends one by one and finally our own life, to see it proved?โ€ - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 12
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โ€œBecause in the end, you wonโ€™t remember the ti...

โ€œBecause in the end, you wonโ€™t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.โ€ -Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 02
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"I saw that my life was a vast ...

"I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jan 13
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"One day I will find th...

"One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple." -Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 03
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Because in the end, you wonโ€™t remember the tim...

Because in the end, you wonโ€™t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain. - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Nov 14
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"Be in love with yo...

"Be in love with your life. Every minute of it." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ May 12
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โ€œBecause in the end, you wonโ€™t remember the ti...

โ€œBecause in the end, you wonโ€™t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.โ€ - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 18
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โ€œOne day I will find th...

โ€œOne day I will find the right words and they will be simpleโ€ -Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 03
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My fault, my failure, is not in ...

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them. - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 25
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'I had nothing to offe...

'I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.' - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 14
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"One day i will find the righ...

"One day i will find the right words, and they will be simple." Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 13
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โ€œOne day I will find the...

โ€œOne day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.โ€ - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Sep 25
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"...nobody knows what's going to ...

"...nobody knows what's going to happen to anybody besides the forlorn rags of growing old..." Jack Kerouac
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"My eyes were glued on...

"My eyes were glued on life, and they were full of tears" - Jack Kerouac
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"Great things are not accomplishe...

"Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.โ€ Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 08
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"All our best men are ...

"All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land." - Jack Kerouac
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"Finding nirvana ...

"Finding nirvana is like locating silence." -Jack Kerouac
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"An awful realization that I have been fooling myself all my life thi...

"An awful realization that I have been fooling myself all my life thinking there was a next thing to do to keep the show going and actually I'm just a sick clown and so is everybody else..." โ€• Jack Kerouac, Big Sur
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Avoid the world, it's just a ...

Avoid the world, it's just a lot of dust and drag and means nothing in the end. - Jack Kerouac
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"There are worse...

"There are worse things than being mad." โ€“ Jack Kerouac
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"I'm writing this book beca...

"I'm writing this book because we're all going to die." - Jack Kerouac, 'Visions of Cody'
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 01
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"Great things are not accomplishe...

"Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends, fads, and popular opinion." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Feb 27
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"All our best men are ...

"All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land." - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Jun 14
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โ€œWhat's in store for ...

โ€œWhat's in store for me in the direction I don't take?โ€ -Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Mar 13
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โ€œThe air was soft, the stars s...

โ€œThe air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so greatโ€ฆโ€ - Jack Kerouac
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Oct 11
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"We turned at a dozen paces, for love ...

"We turned at a dozen paces, for love is a duel, and looked at each other for the last time." - Jack Kerouac, On the Road
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Dec 23
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A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time ...

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
๐Ÿ“…๏ธŽ Apr 16
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"Great things are not accomplishe...

"Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends, fads and popular opinion" - Jack Kerouac
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