Charles Bukowski Quotes.
Don’t fight your demons. Your demons are here to teach you lessons. Sit down with your demons and have a drink and a chat and learn their names and talk about the burns on their fingers and scratches on their ankles. Some of them are very nice.
Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.
To not to have entirely wasted one’s life seems to be a worthy accomplishment, if only for myself.
what matters most is how well you walk through the fire
There are women who can make you feel more with their bodies and their souls, but these are the exact women who will turn the knife into you right in front of the crowd. Of course, I expect this, but the knife still cuts.
I do not like the human race. I don’t like their heads, I don’t like their faces, I don’t like their feet, I don’t like their conversations, I don’t like their hairdos, I don’t like their automobiles.
Find what you love and let it kill you.
nobody can save you but yourself and youвЂ™re worth saving. itвЂ™s a war not easily won but if anything is worth winning then this is it.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
When I write, when I’m going hot, I don’t want to write more than four hours in a row. After that, you’re pushing it.
I only type every third night. I have no plan. My mind is a blank. I sit down. The typewriter gives me things I don’t even know I’m working on. It’s a free lunch. A free dinner. I don’t know how long it is going to continue, but so far there is nothing easier than writing.
Writers have to put up with this editor thing; it is ageless and eternal and wrong.
the free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it – basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.
We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.
A cat is only itself, representative of the strong forces of life that won’t let go.
Most poets are young simply because they have not been caught up. Show me an old poet, and I’ll show you, more often than not, either a madman or a master… it’s when you begin to lie to yourself in a poem in order simply to make a poem that you fail. That is why I do not rework poems.
Sometimes I’ve called writing a disease. If so, I’m glad that it caught me.