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Ken Kesey

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Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.

— Ken Kesey

#laugh #lose #man #you #your

All I know is this: nobody's very big in the first place, and it looks to me like everybody spends their whole life tearing everybody else down.

— Ken Kesey


You can't really be strong until you can see a funny side to things.

— Ken Kesey


But it's the truth even if it didn't happen.

— Ken Kesey

#on-fiction #fiction

To hell with facts! We need stories!

— Ken Kesey

#hell #need #stories

That ain't me, that ain't my face. It wasn't even me when I was trying to be that face. I wasn't even really me them; I was just being the way I looked, the way people wanted.

— Ken Kesey


He knows that you have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance, just to keep the world from running you plumb crazy.

— Ken Kesey


The stars up close to the moon were pale; they got brighter and braver the farther they got out of the circle of light ruled by the giant moon

— Ken Kesey

#observation #visual #inspirational

They can't tell so much about you if you got your eyes closed.

— Ken Kesey

#philosophy #wisdom #humor

But he won’t let the pain blot out the humor no more’n he’ll let the humor blot out the pain.

— Ken Kesey

#pain #humor

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Experimentation with psychoactive drugs
At the instigation of Perry Lane neighbor and Stanford psychology graduate student Vik Lovell (heretofore acquainted with Richard Alpert and Allen Ginsberg) Kesey volunteered to take part in a CIA-financed study under the aegis of Project MKULTRA at the Menlo Park Veterans Hospital where he worked as a night aide. In 1997 health problems began to take their toll starting with a stroke that year. as a threat to civilization and intellectualism and sobriety" and rejected Kesey's Stegner Fellowship applications for the 1959-60 and 1960-61 terms.

: /ˈkiːziː/; September 17 1935 – November 10 2001) was an American author best known for his novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1962) and as a counter-cultural figure who considered himself a link between the Beat Generation of the 1950s and the hippies of the 1960s. Kenneth Elton "Ken" Kesey (pron.

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