Charles Bukowski Quotes.
Wherever the crowd goes run in the other direction. They’re always wrong.
To do a dull thing with style-now that’s what I call art.
I think that the world should be full of cats and full of rain, that’s all, just cats and rain, rain and cats, very nice, good night.
Sometimes I’ve called writing a disease. If so, I’m glad that it caught me.
There will always be something to ruin our lives, it all depends on what or which finds us first. We are always ripe and ready to be taken.
I do not like the human race. I don’t like their heads, I don’t like their faces, I don’t like their feet, I don’t like their conversations, I don’t like their hairdos, I don’t like their automobiles.
Understand me. IвЂ™m not like an ordinary world. I have my madness, I live in another dimension and I do not have time for things that have no soul.
We’re all going to die, all of us; what a circus! That alone should make us love each other, but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities. We are eaten up by nothing.
The thing that I fear discriminating against is humor and truth.
An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.
Bad taste creates many more millionaires than good taste.
There are women who can make you feel more with their bodies and their souls, but these are the exact women who will turn the knife into you right in front of the crowd. Of course, I expect this, but the knife still cuts.
When I say that basically writing is a hard hustle, I don’t mean that it is a bad life, if one can get away with it. It’s the miracle of miracles to make a living by the typer.
People are strange: They are constantly angered by trivial things, but on a major matter like totally wasting their lives, they hardly seem to notice.