Jack Kerouac

(12 March 1922 - 21 October 1969 / Lowell, Massachusetts)

Jack Kerouac Quotes

  • ''It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.''
    Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), U.S. author. quoted in New York Journal-American (Dec. 8, 1960).
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  • ''All of life is a foreign country.''
    Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), U.S. author. Letter, June 24, 1949. The Beat Vision: A Primary Sourcebook, eds. Arthur Knight and Kit Knight (1987).

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149th Chorus

I keep falling in love
with my mother,
I dont want to hurt her
-Of all people to hurt.

Every time I see her
she's grown older
But her uniform always
amazes me

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