Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski

was an American poet, novelist and short story writer
When I begin to doubt my ability to work the word, I simply read another writer and know I have nothing to worry about. My contest is only with myself, to do it right, with power, and force, and delight, and gamble.More Charles Bukowski quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I like women who haven’t lived with too many men. I don’t expect virginity but I simply prefer women who haven’t been rubbed raw by experience. There is a quality about women who choose men sparingly; it appears in their walk in their eyes in their laughter and in their gentle hearts. Women who have had too many men seem to choose the next one out of revenge rather than with feeling. When you play the field selfishly everything works against you: one can’t insist on love or demand affection. You’re finally leMore Charles Bukowski quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
since some people had told me that I was ugly, I always preferred shade to the sun, darkness to lightMore Charles Bukowski quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If I'm an ass, I should say so. If I don't, somebody else will. If I say it first, that disarms them.More Charles Bukowski quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For those who believe in God, most of the big questions are answered. But for those of us who can't readily accept the God formula, the big answers don't remain stone-written. We adjust to new conditions and discoveries. We are pliable. Love need not be a command nor faith a dictum. I am my own god. We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our educational system. We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble More Charles Bukowski quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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