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Find what you love and let it kill you. - Charles Bukowski

Find what you love and let it kill you.

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Love is a form of prejudice. I have too many other prejudices - Charles Bukowski

Love is a form of prejudice. I have too many other prejudices

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Love is a horse with a broken leg trying to stand while 45,000 people watch. - Charles Bukowski

Love is a horse with a broken leg trying to stand while 45,000 people watch.

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Love is all right for those who can handle the psychic overload. It's like trying to carry a full garbage can on your back over a rushing river of piss.

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Love is kind of like when you see a fog in the morning, when you wake up before the sun comes out. It's just a little while, and then it burns away...

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Once a woman turns against you, forget it. They can love you, then something turns in them. They can watch you dying in a gutter, run over by a car, and they'll spit on you.

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My dear, Find what you love and let it kill you. Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness. Let it kill you and let it devour your remains. For all things will kill you, both slowly and fastly, but it%u030Ds much better to be killed by a lover. ~ Falsely yours

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Something that never happens anywhere at any time. - Charles Bukowski

Something that never happens anywhere at any time.

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The years have gone by quickly. Death sits in the seat next to me. We make a lovely couple. - Charles Bukowski

The years have gone by quickly. Death sits in the seat next to me. We make a lovely couple.

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Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way. - Charles Bukowski

Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.

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Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people. What a horror show. The earth swarmed with them.

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I think that everything should be made available to everybody, and I mean LSD, cocaine, codeine, grass, opium, the works. Nothing on earth available to any man should be confiscated and made unlawful by other men in more seemingly powerful and advantageous positions.

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I often carry things to read so that I will not have to look at the people. - Charles Bukowski

I often carry things to read so that I will not have to look at the people.

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If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose. - Charles Bukowski

If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.

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If you're going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don't even start. - Charles Bukowski

If you're going to try, go all the way. Otherwise, don't even start.

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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.

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Life's as kind as you let it be. - Charles Bukowski

Life's as kind as you let it be.

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Some people never go crazy, What truly horrible lives they must live. - Charles Bukowski

Some people never go crazy, What truly horrible lives they must live.

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Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities.

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It was almost disappointing because it seemed when stress and madness were eliminated from my daily life there wasn't much left you could depend on.

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Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside, remembering all the times you've felt that way.

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The Difference Between Art and Life is that Art is More Bearable. - Charles Bukowski

The Difference Between Art and Life is that Art is More Bearable.

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The less I needed, the better I felt. - Charles Bukowski

The less I needed, the better I felt.

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The free soul is rare, but you know it when you see it - basically because you feel good, very good, when you are near or with them.

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We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.  - Charles Bukowski

We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.

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