Sex is kicking death in the ass while singing.


Charles Bukowski

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and at last
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magnificent.
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kicking maximum ass
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Love is more powerful than kicking ass.
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it's the same old thing in
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the best part was
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shades
stuffing the doorbell
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p...
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I’m like Chuck Norris without the ass kicking.
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Women have been kicking ass for centuries.
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If I bet on humanity, I'd never cash a ticket.
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When I recorded my solo album, 'Keep It Hid,' in 2008, I'd gotten more interested in son...
DAN AUERBACH
we
sat there
smoking
cigarettes
at
5
in the morning.
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People just kind of associate me with kicking some ass.
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Her dancing was unbelievable. She was kicking ass out there.
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Riley Blackthorne - kicking hell's ass one demon at a time.
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Life has a way of kicking you in the ass... or smearing chocolate on your bum.
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We literally got outworked in every zone. It was a clear, simple, good ass kicking.
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A i urreni njerëzit?
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during my worst times
on the park benches
in the jails
or living with
whores
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Nëse një ditë më dëgjoni të flasë për dashuri, e yje... ju lutem, më vrisni!
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There's nothing unusual about love.
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My body gnaws at me from one side and my spirit gnaws at me from the other.
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I grew up singing Ray Charles and Jimmy Reed.
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I'm Bam Margera. And I feel like kicking my dad's ass, all day today.
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Ne të gjithë jemi duke shkuar për të vdekur, të gjithë ne, çfarë cirku! Kjo vetë duhet të ...
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Mëso të mos e shkatërrosh me fjalë atë çfarë ke ndërtuar me heshtje.
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kicking New Orleans while it's down.
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In gardens, beauty is a by-product. The main business is sex and death.
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You women have more holes than swiss cheese.
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Great sex is wonderful while it's happening, but who remembers great sex they had in 1983?
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the flesh covers the bone
and they put a mind
in there and
sometimes a soul,
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Meditating, meditating, meditating in remembrance on Him, singing His Glorious Praises, the noose of...
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Basically I am interrested in friendship, sex, and death.
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the worst thing," he told me,
"is bitterness, people end up so
bitter.
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Jesus.” Blake rubbed his throat. “You have anger management problems. Its like a disease.”
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What pornography is really about, ultimately, isn't sex but death.
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How would you like to bite that in the ass, develop lock jaw and be draged to death
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While you're saving your face, you're losing your ass.
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if it doesn't come bursting out of you
in spite of everything,
don't do it.
unless it...
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An ass may bray a good while before he shakes the stars down
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when we were kids
laying around the lawn
on our
bellies

we often talked CHARLES BUKOWSKI
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I have always been drawn to the Restoration period of Charles II. I have a soft spot for Charles Stu...
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My loves have always been seared with this singing, this singing written by death, the way some land...
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Laws of Sex;For sex not to lead to untimely death,physical exercise should be practiced regularly.
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I do, too, most recently while I was singing karaoke in some weird bar.
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Raising the flag and singing the anthem are, while somewhat suspicious, not in themselves acts of tr...
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Here lies Charles Cuevas. He once said "Gimme hockey, or gimme death." He didn't quite get hockey.
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... and her singing. She sings all the time while we're driving.
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It was my conception. It was a concept that had been kicking around for a while.
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…the trouble with oaths of the form, death before dishonor, is that eventually, given enoug...
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Sex is a pleasure related with sedative excitement while love is a cosmic healing.
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Even as we live with the knowledge that each day might be our last, we don’t want to believe it.
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This was the kack’s cradle, icky-poo’s bassinet. It was Death and Diarrhea, singing duet.
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This is far from over. The fat lady's not singing yet and probably won't sing for a while.
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Death should take me while I am in the mood.
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Love is the answer, but while you're waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions.
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Love is the answer, but while you're waiting for the answer, sex raises some pretty good questions.
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Both of these gentlemen were striking the man and one of the brothers was kicking him while he was o...
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Everything in the world is about sex except sex. Sex is about power.
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Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
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TO BE is life's dilemma while facing the eternity of death.
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The kicking game is key. Last week our mistakes in kicking had everything to do with the outcome of ...
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CHARLES BUKOWSKI
You're afraid of the audience, aren't you?"
"Yes, but it's not stagefright. It's that I'm there...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
To do a dull thing with style-now that's what I call art.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Sex is interesting, but it's not totally important. I mean it's not even as important (physically) a...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Before you kill something make sure you have something better to replace it with; something better t...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I don't like jail, they got the wrong kind of bars in there
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
There are worse things than being alone,
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Boring damned people. All over the earth. Propagating more boring damned people. What a horror show....
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
that your power of command
with simple language was
one of the magnificent things of
...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Cats tell me without effort all that there is to know.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I
think that the
world should be full of cats and full of rain, that's all, just
cats...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
My objection to war was not that I had to kill somebody or be killed senselessly, that hardly matter...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
My heart is a thousand years old. I am not like other people.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
girls
please give your
bodies and your
lives
to
the young men
who
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
We’ve all heard that little woman who says, “Oh, it’s terrible what these young people do to t...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
- I tak nieźle sobie pożyłem.
- Co to za życie? – powiedział ojciec.- Nic tylko kłamstw...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I guess I´m too used to sitting in a small room and making
words do a few things. I see enoug...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
So be careful when you bend over.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
as long as there are
human beings about
there is never going to be
any peace
for...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I have, he went on, betrayed myself with
belief, deluded myself with love
tricked myself w...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
is there any wonder why the world is where it’s at now? just notice the creature sitting near you ...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
they thought that writing had
something to do with
the politics of the
thing.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
it’s as if he were hiding in there and I want to console him, say: “I am sorry, poor fellow, but...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
it is a fine sunny day and great matters loom across the horizon of history. Carthage in my rearview...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I often carry things to read so that I will not have to look at the people.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
another hot summer night as I sit here and play at being a writer again. and the worst thing of cour...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Living too long takes more than time
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
humanity you sick motherfucker.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I look like a man in a death camp.
I
am.

still, I'm lucky: I feat on solitude, ...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Writing is its own intoxication.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
if I had a book or a drink then I didn’t think too much of other things—fools create their own p...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
But you know, my former life as a bibliophile, it possibly kept me from murdering somebody, myself i...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
alone tonight in this house, alone with 6 cats who tell me without effort all that there is to know.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
a bird no one wants. he’s mine. my bird of pain. he doesn’t sing. that bird swaying on the bough...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
of one hundred movies there's one that is fair, one that's good and ninety eight that are very bad. ...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
people are worn away with striving, they hide in common habits. their concerns are herd concerns. fe...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
death is walking
up and down
this room
smoking my cigars
taking hits of my <...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
there was a soldier in the next room living with his wife and he would soon be going over there to p...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I was so thin I could slice bread with my shoulderblades, only I seldom had bread
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
well, death says, as he walks by, I'm going to get you anyhow no matter what you've been: writer, ca...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
not writing is not good but trying to write when you can't is worse.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
great books are the ones we need
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
young or old, good or bad, I don't think anything dies as slow and as hard as a writer.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I could read the great books but the great books don't interest me.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
writing about a writer's block is better than not writing at all
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I tell you such fine music waits in the shadows of hell.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I often carry things to read
so that I will not have to look at
the people.
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
Now we are citizens of nothing. the sun itself knows the sad truth of how we surrendered our lives a...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI
I was sentimental about many things: a woman’s shoes under the bed; one hairpin left behind on the...
CHARLES BUKOWSKI