Jack Kerouac Quote

I want to work in revelations, not just spin silly tales for money. I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in the belief that once that far down, everyone will understand because they are the same that far down.


Letter to Ed White (5 July 1950) as published in The Missouri Review, Vol. XVII, No. 3, 1994, page 137, and also quoted in Jack Kerouac: Angelheaded Hipster (1996) by Steve Turner, p. 117

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I want to work in revelations, not just spin silly tales for money. I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in the belief...

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I want to work in revelations, not just spin silly tales for money. I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in the belief...

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I want to work in revelations, not just spin silly tales for money. I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in the belief...

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I want to work in revelations, not just spin silly tales for money. I want to fish as deep down as possible into my own subconscious in the belief...