Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.
“Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion.”
“Suppose we suddenly wake up and see that what we thought to be this and that, ain’t this and that at all?”
Jack Kerouac- The Dharma Bums
Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.
“My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.”
"Between incomprehensible and incoherent sits the madhouse. I am not in the madhouse."
Jack Kerouac to Carl Solomon.
"I have a strange feeling here of being outside any social context."
William Burroughs in Tangiers
Translations of Buddhist Terms
Dharma: “truth law”
Tathata: “that which everything is”
Tathagata: “attainer to that which everything is”
Bodhisattva-Manasattvas: “beings of great wisdom”
"I’m beat to the square, and square to the beat, and that’s my vocation."
William Everson aka Brother Antoninus
All is well, practice kindness, heaven is nigh.
Visions of Gerard, Jack Kerouac