Richard Brautigan Quotes

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Richard Brautigan quotes: The fish was a twelve-inch rainbow trout with a huge hump on its back. A hunchback trout. The fish was a twelve-inch rainbow trout with a huge hump on its back. A hunchback trout.
Richard Brautigan quotes: The heart is something else. Nobody knows what's going to happen,' I said The heart is something else. Nobody knows what's going to happen,' I said
Richard Brautigan quotes: It's strange how the simple things in life go on while we become more difficult. It's strange how the simple things in life go on while we become more difficult.
Richard Brautigan quotes: I didn't know the full dimensions of forever, but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come. I didn't know the full dimensions of forever, but I knew it was longer than waiting for Christmas to come.
Richard Brautigan quotes: Watcha doin? If you're like me, you're doin nothin, but you're doin it so well that everybody thinks you're doin somethin. Watcha doin? If you're like me, you're doin nothin, but you're doin it so well that everybody thinks you're doin somethin.
Richard Brautigan quotes: Just because people love your mind, doesn't mean they have to have your body, too Just because people love your mind, doesn't mean they have to have your body, too
Richard Brautigan quotes: It's pretty hard to have faith when everybody is trying to lock you up. It's pretty hard to have faith when everybody is trying to lock you up.
Richard Brautigan quotes: You've gotsome 'Star-Spangled' nailsin your coffin, kid.That's whatthey've done for you, son. You've got
some 'Star-Spangled'
nails
in your coffin, kid.
That's what
they've done for you,
son.
Richard Brautigan quotes: I guess some people lived like Reader's Digest, but I hadn't met any and at that time it seemed doubtful that I ever would I guess some people lived like Reader's Digest, but I hadn't met any and at that time it seemed doubtful that I ever would
Richard Brautigan quotes: He learned about life at sixteen, first from Dostoevsky and then from the whores of New Orleans. He learned about life at sixteen, first from Dostoevsky and then from the whores of New Orleans.
Richard Brautigan quotes: It was not an outhouse resting upon the imagination. It was reality. It was not an outhouse resting upon the imagination. It was reality.
Richard Brautigan quotes: I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end. I drank coffee and read old books and waited for the year to end.
Richard Brautigan quotes: We walked back to iDEATH, holding hands. Hands are very nice things, especially after they have travelled back from making love. We walked back to iDEATH, holding hands. Hands are very nice things, especially after they have travelled back from making love.
Richard Brautigan quotes: Messy, isn't it? Messy, isn't it?
Richard Brautigan quotes: Reduce intellectual and emotional noise until you arrive at the silence of yourself and listen to it. Reduce intellectual and emotional noise
until you arrive at the silence of yourself
and listen to it.
Richard Brautigan quotes: I'll tell you about it because I am here and you are distant. I'll tell you about it because I am here and you are distant.
Richard Brautigan quotes: Her sunny side was always up. Her sunny side was always up.
Richard Brautigan quotes: For fear you will be alone you do so many things that aren't you at all. For fear you will be alone you do so many things that aren't you at all.
Richard Brautigan quotes: In Watermelon Sugar the deeds were done and done again as my life is done in watermelon sugar. In Watermelon Sugar the deeds were done and done again as my life is done in watermelon sugar.
Richard Brautigan quotes: She had a voice that made Pearl Harbor seem like a lullaby. She had a voice that made Pearl Harbor seem like a lullaby.
Richard Brautigan quotes: Put the coffee on, bubbles, I'm coming home Put the coffee on, bubbles, I'm coming home
Richard Brautigan quotes: The time is right to mix sentences with dirt and the sun with punctuation and rain with verbs. The time is right to mix sentences with dirt and the sun with punctuation and rain with verbs.
Richard Brautigan quotes: Our names were made for us in another century. Our names were made for us in another century.
Richard Brautigan quotes: He looked ninety years old for thirty years and then he got the notion that he would die, and did so. He looked ninety years old for thirty years and then he got the notion that he would die, and did so.
Richard Brautigan quotes: Somebody should have taken him to a stationary store and pointed out the difference between an envelope and a whore. Somebody should have taken him to a stationary store and pointed out the difference between an envelope and a whore.
Richard Brautigan quotes: Language does not leave fossils, at least not until it has become written. Language does not leave fossils, at least not until it has become written.
Richard Brautigan quotes: I don't know these people and they aren't my flowers. I don't know these people and they aren't my flowers.
Richard Brautigan quotes: There wasn't a single thing in there that reminded me of my existence. There wasn't a single thing in there that reminded me of my existence.
Richard Brautigan quotes: I read the note and it did not please me and I threw it away, so not even time could find it. I read the note and it did not please me and I threw it away, so not even time could find it.
Richard Brautigan quotes: There are seductions that should be in the Smithsonian Institute, right next to The Spirit of St. Louis. There are seductions that should be in the Smithsonian Institute, right next to The Spirit of St. Louis.
Richard Brautigan quotes: In Watermelon Sugar deeds were done In Watermelon Sugar deeds were done
Richard Brautigan quotes: We were all silent except for blink, blink, blink, blink, blink. We were all silent except for blink, blink, blink, blink, blink.
Richard Brautigan quotes: He looked as if he'd got a lot of pleasure out of going ten rounds with your grandmother and making sure she went the whole distance. He looked as if he'd got a lot of pleasure out of going ten rounds with your grandmother and making sure she went the whole distance.
Richard Brautigan quotes: He looked as if he had been beaten to death with a wine bottle, but by doing it with the contents of the bottle. He looked as if he had been beaten to death with a wine bottle, but by doing it with the contents of the bottle.
Richard Brautigan quotes: If you get hung up on everybody else's hang-ups, then the whole world's going to be nothing more than one huge gallows. If you get hung up on everybody else's hang-ups, then the whole world's going to be nothing more than one huge gallows.
Richard Brautigan quotes: The old drunk told me about trout fishing. When he could talk, he had a way of describing trout as if they were a precious and intelligent metal. The old drunk told me about trout fishing. When he could talk, he had a way of describing trout as if they were a precious and intelligent metal.
Richard Brautigan quotes: He created his own Kool Aid reality and was able to illuminate himself by it. He created his own Kool Aid reality and was able to illuminate himself by it.
Richard Brautigan quotes: The thought of her handstouching his hairmakes me want to vomit. The thought of her hands
touching his hair
makes me want to vomit.
Richard Brautigan quotes: I do not care to be esthetically tickled in a fancy theater surrounded by an audience drenched in the confident perfume of culture. I can't afford it. I do not care to be esthetically tickled in a fancy theater surrounded by an audience drenched in the confident perfume of culture. I can't afford it.
Richard Brautigan quotes: The flies were teaching an advanced seminar in philosophy as they crawled up the crack of my ass The flies were teaching an advanced seminar in philosophy as they crawled up the crack of my ass