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Jack Kerouac Quotes

Somewhere in the vast jewelry of the Long Island night we walked, in wind and rain ...
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Things are so hard to figure out when you live from day to day in this feverish and silly world.

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Paris is a woman but London is an independent man puffing his pipe in a pub.

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The smog was heavy, my eyes were weeping from it, the sun was hot, the air stank, a regular hell is L.A.

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This was a manuscript of the night we couldn't read.

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Look at that party the other night. Everybody wanted to have a good time and tried real hard but we all woke up the next day feeling sorta sad and separate.

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All the souls to explore! - It's not so necessary to love, really, as it is to settle something deep with all of those who really matter. Love and hate are the same things, differently sifted through personal ... pride, or what have you ... personal pride or even just personal-ness.

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(difficult to make a real confession and show what happened when you're such an egomaniac all you can do is take off on big paragraphs about minor details about yourself and the big sole details about others go sitting and waiting around)

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Sal, straight, no matter where I live, my trunk's always sticking out from under the bed, I'm ready to leave or get thrown out. I've decided to leave everything out of my hands. You've seen me try and break my ass to make it and you know that it doesn't matter and we know time - how to slow it up and walk and dig and just old-fashioned spade kicks, what other kicks are there? We know.

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She is giving me my life back and not claiming it for herself as so many of the women you love do claim.

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Somewhere in the vast jewelry of the Long Island night we walked, in wind and rain ...

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Now this warm thought of greatness is a big chill in the wind-for

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The blue sky adds Dont call me eternity, call me God if you like, sll of you talkers are in paradise: the leaf is paradise, the tree stump is paradise, the paper bag is paradise, the man is paradise, the sand is paradise, the sea is paradise, the man is paradise, the fog is paradise

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Forgive everyone for your own sins and be sure to tell them you love them which you do.

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