"The difference between a democracy and a dictatorship is that in a democracy you vote first and take orders later in a dictatorship you don't have to waste your time voting."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Charles Bukowski on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Charles Bukowski on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Charles Bukowski on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Charles Bukowski on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Charles Bukowski on C. S. Lewis
"I would be married, but I'd have no wife, I would be married to a single life."
"Show me a man who lives alone and has a perpetually clean kitchen, and 8 times out of 9 I'll show you a man with detestable spiritual qualities."
"To do a dull thing with style-now that's what I call art."
"Bad taste creates many more millionaires than good taste."
"We have wasted History like a bunch of drunks shooting dice back in the men's crapper of the local bar."