We only have ourselves to go on, and it's enough.

— Charles Bukowski

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The less I needed, the better I felt.

— Charles Bukowski

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You'll see, someday they'll say: Bukowski knew.

People diminish me; the longer I sit and listen to them the more empty I feel, but I don't get the idea that they feel empty, I feel that they enjoy the sound from their own mouths.

— Charles Bukowski

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Style is the answer to everything.

— Charles Bukowski

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Charles Bukowski und Linda Lee Beighle; auf der Rennbahn.

You were not only the essence of that moment but of all my moments.

— Charles Bukowski

Most people are not ready for death, theirs or anybody elses.

― Charles Bukowski

So it's always a process of letting go, one way or another.

— Charles Bukowski