Jack Kerouac Quotes

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Jack Kerouac Quotes
Jack Kerouac Quotes
One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.
Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

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.
Jack Kerouac

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

Happiness consists in realizing it is all a great strange dream.
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

Life must be rich and full of loving--it's no good otherwise, no good at all, for anyone.
Jack Kerouac

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

Houses are full of things that gather dust
Jack Kerouac

I feel guilty for being a member of the human race.
Jack Kerouac, Big Sur

As I grew older I became a drunk. Why? Because I like ecstasy of the mind.
Jack Kerouac

Pain or love or danger makes you real again....
Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

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

What's in store for me in the direction I don't take?
Jack Kerouac

It always makes me proud to love the world somehow- hate's so easy compared.
Jack Kerouac, Big Sur

And the story of love is a long sad tale ending in graves.
Jack Kerouac

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

Something good will come of all things yet
Jack Kerouac

I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted.
Jack Kerouac

because 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...
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Will you love me in December as you do in May?
Jack Kerouac

We turned at a dozen paces, for love is a duel, and looked at each other for the last time.
Jack Kerouac

I'm writing this book because we're all going to die.
Jack Kerouac

beautiful insane in the rain
Jack Kerouac, The Subterraneans

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, On the Road

It all ends in tears anyway.
Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums

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

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.
Jack Kerouac

I was surprised, as always, be how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility.
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

The only truth is music.
Jack Kerouac

There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

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.
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don't be sorry.
Jack Kerouac

Don't use the phone. People are never ready to answer it. Use poetry.
Jack Kerouac

Don't touch me, I'm full of snakes.
Jack Kerouac

Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.
Jack Kerouac, On the Road

The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great, that I thought I was in a dream.
Jack Kerouac, On the Road
 
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