I’m the one that has to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life...– Jimi Hendrix (via littlemiss) (via miaculpa)
“I promise I shall never give up, and that I’ll...
bebelestrange: Jack Kerouac, Journal Entry, 1949
And in the naked light I saw
ranga-sauce: Ten thousand people maybe more. People talking without speaking People hearing without listening People writing songs that voices never share, no one dare Disturb the sound of silence
I am going to marry my novels and have little short stories for children.– Jack Kerouac
I’m a simple-minded, child-like, insipid sort of moronic and kind of...– Neal Cassady
I am getting so far out one day I won’t come back at all.– William Burroughs
I’m running out of everything now. Out of veins, out of money.– William Burroughs
I see a vision of a great rucksack revolution thousands or even millions of...– Kerouac (The Dharma Bums)
I got a letter on a lonesome day, It was from her ship a-sailin’, Saying...– Bob Dylan
Excerpt from Allen Ginsberg's Howl
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night, who poverty and tatters and hollow-eyed and high sat up smoking in the supernatural darkness of cold-water flats...
You will always have some excuse not to live your life.– Chuck Palahniuk (via nostalgiedelaboue : pretty-bird) (via blurthelines) (via isthisblood) (via miaculpa)
Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must live!– Bukowski
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But...– Kurt Vonnegut (via psychotherapy) (via closertotheocean) (via neonstreetlight)
Every time somebody spoke to me I felt like diving out a window or taking the...– Bukowski
jumbledemotion: makethemyths: ...
No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky.– Bob Dylan (via infinitebutterflies) (via fatality)
A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going...– Jack Kerouac
Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave...– William Burroughs (I’ve always wanted to do this. Run somewhere far away, where nobody knows me, where I can start —really start from the beginning.) (via shotgunbaby)
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.– Ayn Rand
gunstreetgirl: sixbucks:snuh: Allen Ginsberg:...
There’s your Karma ripe as peaches.– Kerouac
Chris Evans as Jack Kerouac: Can you dig it? →
Jesse Eisenberg, Chris Evans, and Ben Whishaw will be starring in Kill Your Darlings, a biopic about the Beat Generation. Eisenberg is playing poet Allen Ginsberg; Evans, writer Jack Kerouac; and Whishaw, Lucien Carr, who, according to the movie’s press release, was “the Columbia University undergraduate who brought together a young Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs with the...
Pretty girls make graves– Jack Kerouac (The Dharma Bums)
Now you understand the Oriental passion for tea,” said Japhy....– Jack Kerouac (The Dharma Bums)
I read On the Road in maybe 1959. It changed my life like it changed everyone...– Bob Dylan
I never had a place I could call home that meant any more than a key to a house,...– William S. Burroughs