Awesome blog post of Bukowski quotes (1 Viewer)

Gerard K H Love

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That had some very funny stuff, especially the comment that is dated tomorrow by mjp. Time zone or time machine? This place has always been ahead of it's time.
 
I tried to leave him a message, but he'd already taken the site down by the time I'd finished typing.

At least Father L had time to invite him over to the forum.
 

mjp

Founding member
Oh crap, I shouldn't have commented. Now the entry is gone. Oh well.

Just imagine a couple dozen "quotes" like "Change is good, but bills are better," you know, stuff that Bukowski would have never said or written, and you'll get the idea.
 

Father Luke

Founding member
Magic

He took the page down.

Wonder if it had anything to do with
the comment he approved. . .


From the post seconds before it was deleted. . .


Psst?

Mr. Hit and run administrates
the, arguably, biggest Bukowski site
on the web. . .

http://Bukowski.net

Come join us at the forum. . .

https://bukowskiforum.com/

Always good fun.
See you there?

- -
Okay,
Father Luke


mjp had said that none of the quotes
attributed to bukowski in the article were
Bukowski's.

The blog owner called mjp a hit and run,
and where did he get off spewing this nonsense. . .

I'm paraphrasing. . .

So I left the comment you see above.
I read the comment. Then the poast was gone.

I attribute that to magic.

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Oh crap, I shouldn't have commented. Now the entry is gone. Oh well.

Just imagine a couple dozen "quotes" like "Change is good, but bills are better," you know, stuff that Bukowski would have never said or written, and you'll get the idea.

Luckily, I anticipated that he would take down the site, so I saved his page before he did.

Here's this guy's list of Buk "quotes":

If it weren't for physics and law enforcement, I would be unstoppable.

Change is good, but dollars are better. (also attributed to Barack Obama ;p)

Do not pay taxes; it just encourages them.

Every time I find the meaning of life, they change it.

Reality is a figment of your imagination.

The trouble with life is there's no background music.

The world is so terrible that one can only make fun of it.

Gravity doesn't exist: The earth sucks.

Abstinence is a good thing when practiced in moderation.

Man's greatest fear is to have died without living.

Live simply so others may simply live.

Without order nothing can exist - without chaos nothing can evolve.

Always remember to pillage BEFORE you burn.

Money can't buy happiness, but poverty can't buy anything.

Pick your enemies carefully; they're harder to get rid of than friends.

Everything is unimportant in some way.

Procrastinate NOW.

Not all men are annoying. Some are dead.

Professionals built the Titanic, amateurs built the Ark.

Give me ambiguity or give me something else.

I'm really easy to get along with once people learn to worship me.

Health is is merely the slowest possible rate at which to die.

I am objective; I object to everything.

If it weren't for the last minute, nothing would get done.

A friend is someone who knows all about you but still likes you.

You can not achieve the impossible without attempting the absurd.

Who dies with the most toys is nonetheless dead.

It's all fun and games until somebody loses an eye. Then it's just a game. Find the eye.

Jesus paid for our sins - now let's get our money's worth.

Life is a terminal disease.

Growing is mandatory. Growing up? Definitely optional.

Failure is not an option, it comes bundled with the software.

I can handle pain until it hurts.

I don't mind Jesus; it's his fan club.

It's okay to want peace, but you have to do more than slap a bumper sticker on a Volvo.

Don't quote me, think for yourself.

Chaos, panic, pandemonium - my work is done here.
 

Father Luke

Founding member
Memorable quotes

Well, I heard from him.

It is all explainable, and I'm hoping he
comes by and poasts a reply.

Basically, it began as a mistake. . .
 

Johannes

Founding member
I don't get it but am looking forward to the explanation.

Is just one of these quotes from B.? I recognize none. But some could be. Like: "I don't mind Jesus; it's his fan club."

In fact, that one I like.
 
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Johannes

Founding member
Thanks, but I meant, I don't get how you can post them all as B.-quotes if none of them is (?)

Wrong author name put above?
 
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Father Luke

Founding member
Well, the guy wrote to me, and said that he had
gotten the quotes from an unreliable source.

He got embarrassed when he found out the quotes
were not Bukowski's, and wanted people to know
that he took the page down because it seemed the
best thing to do once he actually understood that the
quotes weren't accurate.

I wrote back to the guy, he read this thread, but the letter
to him bounced. . . so. That's what I know about it all.
 

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