Jack Kerouac Quotes (68 quotes)
The Dharma Bums (1958)
Part Two, Ch. 3 - On the Road (1957)
“So I rushed past the pretty girls, and the prettiest girls in the world live in Des Moines.”
Part One, Ch. 3 - On the Road (1957)
“Ah, life is a gate, a way, a path to Paradise anyway, why not live for fun and joy and love or some sort of girl by a fireside, why not go to your desire and LAUGH...”
Big Sur (1962)
Visions of Gerard (1963)
“A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.”
On the road (1979 edition), Viking Pr
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJack Kerouac
Born: March 12, 1922
Died: October 21, 1969 (aged 47)
Occupation: Novelist, poet, painter
Bio: Jean-Louis Jack Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is recognized for his spontaneous method of writing, covering topics such as Catholic spirituality, jazz, promiscuity, Buddhism, drugs, poverty, and travel.