Jack Kerouac Quotes.
All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.
Genius gives birth, talent delivers.
All of life is a foreign country.
You can’t teach the old maestro a new tune.
Mankind is like dogs, not gods – as long as you don’t get mad they’ll bite you – but stay mad and you’ll never be bitten. Dogs don’t respect humility and sorrow.
I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life.
It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.
Thinking of the stars night after night I begin to realize ‘The stars are words’ and all the innumerable worlds in the Milky Way are words, and so is this world too. And I realize that no matter where I am, whether in a little room full of thought, or in this endless universe of stars and mountains, itвЂ™s all in my mind.
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.
All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land.
I didn’t dictate sections of ‘Visions of Cody’. I typed up a segment of taped conversation with Neal Cassady, or Cody, talking about his early adventures in L.A. It’s four chapters.
If moderation is a fault, then indifference is a crime.
I realized either I was crazy or the world was crazy; and I picked on the world. And of course I was right.
It’s all too much and not enough at the same time.
Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.
My witness is the empty sky.
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.