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Charles Bukowski

Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-born American poet, novelist and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles.

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“How in the hell could a man enjoy being awakened at 8:30 a.m. by an alarm clock, leap out of bed, dress, force-feed, shit, piss, brush teeth and hair, and fight traffic to get to a place where essentially you made lots of money for somebody else and were asked to be grateful for the opportunity to do so?” - Charles Bukowski
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“If you get married they think you're finished and if you are without a woman they think you're incomplete.” - Charles Bukowski
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“The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.” - Charles Bukowski
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“I stopped looking for a Dream Girl, I just wanted one that wasn't a nightmare.” - Charles Bukowski
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“People with no morals often considered themselves more free, but mostly they lacked the ability to feel or love.” - Charles Bukowski
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“Of course it's possible to love a human being if you don't know them too well.” - Charles Bukowski
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“Some lose all mind and become soul, insane. Some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual. Some lose both and become accepted.” - Charles Bukowski
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“There are worse things than being alone but it often takes decades to realize this and most often when you do it's too late and there's nothing worse than too late.” - Charles Bukowski
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“You have to die a few times before you can really live.” - Charles Bukowski
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“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.” - Charles Bukowski
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“My ambition is handicapped by laziness.” - Charles Bukowski
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“Do you hate people? I don't hate them...I just feel better when they're not around.” - Charles Bukowski
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“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.” - Charles Bukowski
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“You only lie to two people in your life, your girlfriend and the police.” - Jack Nicholson
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