Allen Ginsberg Quotes

Allen Ginsberg Quotes

We're all golden sunflowers inside.

Concentrate on what you want to say to yourself and your friends. Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness. You say what you want to say when you don't care who's listening.

We are great writers on the same dreadful typewriter

I really believe, or want to believe, really I am nuts, otherwise I'll never be sane.

I know I'm not God, are you? Don't be silly.
God? God? Everybody's God? Don't be silly.

Thank God I am not God! Thank God I am not God!

Democracy! Bah! When I hear that I reach for my feather boa!

If I had a soul I sold it
for pretty words
If I had a body I used
it up spurting my essence

Allen Ginsberg warns you
dont follow my path
to extinction

one must verge on the unknown, write toward the truth hitherto unrecognizable of one’s own sincerity, including the avoidable beauty of doom, shame, and embarrassment, that very area of personal self-recognition,(detailed individual is universal remember) which formal conventions, internalized, keep us from discovering in ourselves and others

The world is holy! The soul is holy! The skin is holy!
The nose is holy! The tongue and cock and hand
and asshole holy!
Everything is holy! everybody's holy! everywhere is
holy! everyday is in eternity! Everyman's an

Just because I like to suck cock doesn't make me any less American than Jesse Helms.

Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private.

You know, the guys there were so beautiful - they've lost that wounded look that fags all had 10 years ago.

Absolutes are Coercion.
Change is absolute.

I have no other possessions of value but my soul.

I learned a world from each / one whom I loved

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