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Passions

Jack Kerouac by Tom Palumbo circa 1956

My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them.   Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac (Jean-Louis Kérouac (though he called himself Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac); March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent.

Kerouac’s Naval Reserve Enlistment photograph, 1943

 

 

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Burn

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The only people for me are the mad ones: the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who… burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles.    Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac (born Jean-Louis Lebris de Kérouac; March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969) was an American novelist and poet.

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