#charles bukowski

I’ve had so many knives stuck into me, when they hand me a flower I can’t quite make out what it is. It takes time.

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Look, let me put it this way: with me, you’re number one and there isn’t even a number two.

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How can you say you love one person when there are ten thousand people in the world that you would love more if you ever

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I guess the only time most people think about injustice is when it happens to them.

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Look, let me put it this way: with me, you’re number one and there isn’t even a number two.

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Human relationships are strange. I mean, you are with one person a while, eating and sleeping and living with them, loving them,...

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That’s the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt

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I want to be with you, it is as simple, and as complicated as that.

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Who the hell said you no longer had it in you?

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but we joke and laugh otherwise we would start screaming.

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The best thing about the bedroom was the bed. I liked to stay in bed for hours, even during the day with covers pulled up to

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Goodness can be found sometimes in the middle of hell.

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I take much pleasure in being alone but there is also a strange warm grace in not being alone.

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The best advice I’ve ever received: ‘no one else knows what they are doing either.

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I’ve had so many knives stuck into me, when they hand me a flower I can’t quite make out what it is. It takes time.

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I was drawn to all the wrong things: I liked to drink, I was lazy, I didn’t have a god, politics, ideas, ideals. I was

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Well, the rain had passed but the pain was still there.

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My heart is a thousand years old. I am not like other people.

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Goodness can be found sometimes in the middle of hell.

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I mean, say that you figure that everything is senseless, then it can’t be quite senseless because you are aware that it’

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I take much pleasure in being alone but there is also a strange warm grace in not being alone.

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Look, let me put it this way: with me, you’re number one and there isn’t even a number two.

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but we joke and laugh otherwise we would start screaming.

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I take much pleasure in being alone but there is also a strange warm grace in not being alone.

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