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
“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.
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”
All is well, practice kindness, heaven is nigh.
Visions of Gerard, Jack Kerouac
“One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple.”
Jack Kerouac, The Dharma Bums
"They danced down the streets like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I’ve been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones that never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn…"
On The Road, Jack Kerouac.