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Quotes of the Day!

The following quotes are from Charles Bukowski’s Post Office. He’s a guy who was crazy about booze, women, gambling, and telling the tale of his passions. It was an entertaining read.


It was a very small town, the population, I believe, was under 2,000. The town had been picked by experts, in a national article, as the last town in the USA any enemy would attack with an atomic bomb. I could see why.


“We both ought to get jobs,” Joyce said, “to prove to them that you are not after their money. To prove to them that we are self-sufficient.”
“Baby, that’s grammar school. Any damn fool can beg up some kind of job; it takes a wise man to make it without working. Out here we call it ‘hustling.’ I’d like to be a good hustler.”
She didn’t want it.


I heard a voice:
“Hey! I smell fire!”




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