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Jack Kerouac

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All life is but a skull-bone and A rack of ribs through which we keep passing food & fuel- just so's we can burn so furious beautiful.

— Jack Kerouac


One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.

— Jack Kerouac

#simplicity #writing #words

The only truth is music.

— Jack Kerouac

#truth #music

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

— Jack Kerouac

#failure #fault #i #lack #passions

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

#parting #life

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

— Jack Kerouac


Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life

— Jack Kerouac

#travel #life

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

#wanderlust #travel

But why think about that when all the golden lands ahead of you and all kinds of unforseen events wait lurking to surprise you and make you glad you're alive to see?

— Jack Kerouac


One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls.

— Jack Kerouac

#kindness #serenity #compassion

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The book was largely autobiographical and describes Kerouac's road-trip adventures across the United States and Mexico with Neal Cassady in the late-40s as well as his relationships with other Beat writers and friends. S. The school offers a BA in Writing and Literature MFAs in Writing & Poetics and Creative Writing and a summer writing program.

Jean-Louis "Jack" Kérouac (pron. : /ˈkɛruːæk/ or /ˈkɛrɵæk/; March 12 1922 – October 21 1969) was an American novelist and poet.

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