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Charles Bukowski

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Henry Charles Bukowski was a German-American poet, novelist and short story writer.

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Quote Left For those who believe in God, most of the big questions are answered. But for those of us who can't readily accept the God formula, the big answers don't remain stone-written. We adjust to new conditions and discoveries. We are pliable. Love need not be a command or faith a dictum. I am my own God. We are here to unlearn the teachings of the church, state, and our educational system. We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us. Quote Right
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Quote Left Before you kill something make sure you have something better to replace it with; something better than political opportunist slamming hate horse shit in the public park. Quote Right
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Quote Left You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics. Quote Right
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Quote Left An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way. Quote Right
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Quote Left Politics is like trying to screw a cat in the ass. Quote Right
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Book: Shattered Sighs