Quotes by Charles Bukowski

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Charles Bukowski knows what he wants to say and gives you straight up truth.

These quotes will tell what I mean:

  1. “An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.”
  2. “You have to die a few times before you can really live.”
  3. “The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.”
  4. “If you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose”
  5. “Poetry is what happens when nothing else can.”
  6. “The shortest distance between two points is often unbearable.”
  7. “We don’t even ask happiness, just a little less pain.”
  8. “Without literature, life is hell.”
  9. “Too often the people complain that they have done nothing with their
    lives and then they wait for somebody to tell them that this isn’t so.”
  10. “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.”
  11. “Beauty is nothing, beauty won’t stay. You don’t know how lucky you are to be ugly, because if people like you, you know it’s for something else.”
  12. “I guess the only time most people think about injustice is when it happens to them.”
  13. “If you have the ability to love, love yourself first.”
  14. “That’s what friendship is, sharing the prejudice of experience.”
  15. “It seems I make a lot of mistakes and it seems that I am not allowed any.”
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