"I hope it is true that a man can die and yet not only live in others but give them life, and not only life, but that great consciousness of life."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Jack Kerouac on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Jack Kerouac on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Jack Kerouac on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Jack Kerouac on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Jack Kerouac on Winston Churchill
"Write in recollection and amazement for yourself."
"Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?"
"All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together."
"My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them."
"Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion."