Women- Words & Quotes

Words from Women by Charles Bukowski:

  • diffident– shy, reserved

Quotes from Women by Charles Bukowski:

“I could feel vibrations running between us. Some of the vibrations were confused and not good but they were there.”

“You don’t understand. Each time I finished dancing I came back and sat down next to you.”

“It’s hard to drink when you dance. And it’s hard to dance when you drink.”

“Don’t do it. Don’t love me.”

“Everything belonged to everyone.”

“You want a whore. You’re afraid of love.”

“Goodness could be found sometimes in the middle of hell.”

“Human relationships were strange. I mean, you were with one person a while, eating and sleeping and living with them, loving them, talking to them, going places together, and then it stopped.”

“… my heart was sad and cold.”

“She drove very fast, but she didn’t drive fast as if she meant to break the law. She drove fast as if it were her given right.”

“Me and God don’t always pick the same horse.”

“Her soul was topaz and you could see itin her eyes.” 

“We were all insane in one way or another.”

“The writing was only the residue.”

“There are other things in life besides lovely bodies.”

“But suicide no longer seemed a possibility in my life. At my age there was very little left to kill.”


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