Charles Bukowski Quotes

“It was better for me when I could imagine greatness in others, even if it wasnt always there.”
― Charles Bukowski, The Captain is Out to Lunch and the Sailors Have Taken Over the Ship
“Its better to do a dull thing with style than a dangerous thing without it.”
― Charles Bukowski
“I didnt have any friends at school, didnt want any. I felt better being alone. I sat on a bench and watched the others play and they looked foolish to me.”
― Charles Bukowski
“The more crap you believe, the better off you are.”
― Charles Bukowski
“Some people like what you do, some people hate what you do, but most people simply don’t give a damn.”
― Charles Bukowski
“Goodness can be found sometimes in the middle of hell.”
― Charles Bukowski, Women
“Those faces you see every day on the streets were not created entirely without hope: be kind to them: like you they have not escaped.”
― Charles Bukowski, The People Look Like Flowers at Last
“The crazy ones only laugh when there is no reason to laugh.”
― Charles Bukowski
“Now something so sad has hold of us that the breath leaves and we cant even cry.”
― Charles Bukowski, You Get So Alone at Times That it Just Makes Sense
“I wasn’t lonely. I experienced no self-pity. I was just caught up in a life in which I could find no meaning.”
― Charles Bukowski