Jack Kerouac Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Jack Kerouac quotes, Jack Kerouac sayings, and Jack Kerouac proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Cliches are truisms and all truisms are true. Jack Kerouac
The truth of the matter is, you die, all you do is die, and yet you live, yes you live, and that's no Harvard lie. Jack Kerouac
The sun on your back. Two fists in the wind. And the horizon teasing you farther down a great road. We had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. Jack Kerouac
Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. Jack Kerouac
A pain stabbed my heart, as it did every time I saw a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world. Jack Kerouac
After all, a homeless man has reason to cry, everything in the world is pointed against him. Jack Kerouac
Soon it got dusk, a grape dusk, a purple dusk over tangerine groves and long melon fields; the sun the color of pressed grapes, slashed with burgundy red, the fields the color of love and Spanish mysteries. Jack Kerouac
True friends won't grow apart even if they don't everyday. Jack Kerouac
All human beings are dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together. Jack Kerouac
Night is longer than day for those who dream & day is longer than night for those who make their dreams comes true. Jack Kerouac
For life is holy and every moment is precious. Jack Kerouac
But, outside of being a sweet little girl, she was awfully dumb and capable of doing horrible things. Jack Kerouac
I saw that my life was a vast glowing empty page and I could do anything I wanted. Jack Kerouac
One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple. Jack Kerouac
Mountains will crumble, but the emptiness of space, which is the one universal essence of mind, the vast awakenerhood, empty and awake, will never crumble away because it was never born. Jack Kerouac
We were on the roof of America and all we could do was yell. Jack Kerouac
We're a beat generation. Jack Kerouac
When you've understood this scripture, throw it away. If you can't understand this scripture, throw it away. I insist on your freedom. Jack Kerouac
This is the story of America. Everybody's doing what they think they're supposed to do. Jack Kerouac
There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars. Jack Kerouac
February dawn frost on the path Where I paced all winter. Jack Kerouac
It's okay, girl, we'll make it till the sun goes down forever. And until then what you got to lose but the losing? We're fallen angels who didn't believe that nothing means nothing. Jack Kerouac