Charles Bukowski Quotes

charles_bukowski.jpg"That's the problem with drinking, I thought, as I poured myself a drink. If something bad happens you drink in an attempt to forget; if something good happens you drink in order to celebrate; and if nothing happens you drink to make something happen."

"You have to die a few times before you can really

"Sometimes you climb out of bed in the morning and you think, I'm not going to make it, but you laugh inside — remembering all the times you've felt that way."

"My beerdrunk soul is sadder than all the dead christmas trees of the world."

"I never met another man I'd rather be. And even if that's a delusion, it's a lucky one."

"I stopped looking for a Dream Girl, I just wanted one that wasn't a nightmare."

"I don't hate people. I just feel better when they aren't around."

"Some people never go crazy, what truly horrible lives they must lead."

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People empty me. I have to get away to refill”