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taco7 | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 11, 2007 at 10:10 PM via web

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Best Bukowski Quote

I am collecting Bukowski quotes. Here's a good one to start:

 "Some people never go insane. I pity them"

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santari | eNotes Employee

Posted August 13, 2007 at 8:59 AM (Answer #2)

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That is a great quote -- in fact we have a refrigerator magnet in our office which has that exact quote!

My favorite is

To do a dull thing with style-now THAT'S what I call art.

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a-b | (Level 3) Adjunct Educator

Posted August 13, 2007 at 9:28 AM (Answer #3)

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Here's one that's pretty good:

“Genius might be the ability to say a profound thing in a simple way.”

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a-b | (Level 3) Adjunct Educator

Posted August 13, 2007 at 9:32 AM (Answer #4)

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OK one more:

“Bad taste creates many more millionaires than good taste.”

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Scott Locklear | College Teacher | eNotes Employee

Posted August 13, 2007 at 9:48 AM (Answer #5)

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This is what I keep telling my girlfriend. Maybe she'll believe me now that Bukowski said it first:

Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink.

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santari | eNotes Employee

Posted August 13, 2007 at 10:22 AM (Answer #6)

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This is what I keep telling my girlfriend. Maybe she'll believe me now that Bukowski said it first:

Sometimes you just have to pee in the sink.

Ha! Good stuff. I'll have to remember that one.

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taco7 | eNotes Newbie

Posted August 13, 2007 at 11:04 AM (Answer #7)

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Just remind me not to share any sinks with Scott.

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agrimeyhippie | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 16, 2009 at 8:36 PM (Answer #8)

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"'Resting. My ambition is handicapped by laziness.'"

"She'd trot off to the bathroom, happy as a bird, clean herself, poop, look at the hair under her arms, look in the mirror, worry more about age than death, then trot and get between the sheets again..."

"Sexual intercourse is kicking death in the ass while singing."

"Dripping faucets, farts of passion, flat tires - are all sadder than death."

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