Charles Bukowski Quotes

“If youre losing your soul and you know it, then youve still got a soul left to lose”
Charles Bukowski
“Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.”
Charles Bukowski
“Some lose all mind and become soul,insane. some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual. some lose both and become accepted”
Charles Bukowski
“I loved you like a man loves a woman he never touches, only writes to, keeps little photographs of.”
Charles Bukowski, Love is a Dog from Hell
“being alone never felt right. sometimes it felt good, but it never felt right.”
Charles Bukowski, Women
“I felt like crying but nothing came out. it was just a sort of sad sickness, sick sad, when you cant feel any worse. I think you know it. I think everybody knows it now and then. but I think I have known it pretty often, too often.”
Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness
“Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people. What a horror show. The earth swarmed with them.”
Charles Bukowski
“I will remember the kisses our lips raw with love and how you gave me everything you had and how I offered you what was left of me, and I will remember your small room the feel of you the light in the window your records your books our morning coffee our noons our nights our bodies spilled together sleeping the tiny flowing currents immediate and forever your leg my leg your arm my arm your smile and the warmth of you who made me laugh again.”
Charles Bukowski
“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.”
Charles Bukowski, Tales of Ordinary Madness
“those who escape hell however never talk about it and nothing much bothers them after that.”
Charles Bukowski