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Jack Kerouac

After all a homeless man has reason to cry, everything in the world is pointed against him.
--The Dharma Bums

And don't you know that God is Pooh Bear?

I had nothing to offer anybody except my own confusion.

My aunt once said the world would never find peace until men fell at their women's feet and asked for forgiveness.

[...] no native strange saintliness to save him from the iron fate.

Offer them what they secretly want and they of course immediately become panic-stricken.

They didn't know that a bomb had come that could crack all our bridges and roads and reduce them to jumbles, and we would be as poor as they someday, and stretching out our hands in the same, same way.

[...] they need to worry and betray time with urgencies false and otherwise, purely anxious and whiny, their souls really won't be at peace unless they can latch onto an established and proven worry and having once found it they assume facial expressions to fit and go with it, which is, you see, unhappiness, and all the time it all flies by them and they know it and that too worries them no end.

What's your road, man? holyboy road, madman road, rainbow road, guppy road, any road. It's an anywhere road for anybody anyhow.

Nicole Kidman

Well, I can wear heels now.
--about ex-husband Tom Cruise, on The Late Show with David Letterman, seen in reruns 10/26/2001

King Crimson

Discipline is never an end in itself, only a means to an end.
--liner notes, Discipline

Stephen King

I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses.
--Charlie Decker, "Rage" (pseud. Richard Bachman)

Tabitha King

Little lies make good Kleenex.
--Small World

Sam Kinison

Sure I want to use computers, since I've never screwed anything up AT THE SPEED OF LIGHT BEFORE!
--seen in a Usenet post

William Kotzwinkle

My Dear President:
Simply by syringing out the brain matter from the student cranium, we will have solved this little problem of university management...
--Doctor Rat

Ernie Kovacs

Television is a medium, so called because it is neither rare nor well done.
--quoted in Wired 4.07, p. 102 [July 1996]

James Simon Kunan

All roads lead to somewhere.
--The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary

Gandhi had no Gandhi to read and Thoreau hadn't read Thoreau. They had to reach their own conclusions and so will I.
--The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary

Hey, do you know what Communists do? They fall in love and have babies sometimes. I swear to God.
--The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary

I'm afraid, walking in dark places. I'm afraid I might be mugged by a cop.
--The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary

It does happen... that American church-goers as a group are more bigoted than those who deal with God in other ways.
--The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary

Money is ideologically pure. It sullies everyone equally and therefore can't be sullied by anyone.
--The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary

Relating events becomes difficult when there are no events to relate.
--The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary

There are times when ideology has to bow to meteorology.
--The Strawberry Statement: Notes of a College Revolutionary

James Howard Kunstler

The flag helps us remember what country we're in.
--From his website

Mark Kurlansky

Slave owners would sometimes stipulate that their slaves were not to be used as coal miners, arguing that it was a misuse of their valuable property.
--Salt: A World History, p. 253

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