Allen Ginsberg Quotes

Who is Allen Ginsberg?

Irwin Allen Ginsberg was an American poet and writer from the Beat Generation, together with Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs.

Born June 03, 1926
Died April 05, 1997

Books by Allen Ginsberg


Best 12 Quotes by Allen Ginsberg

“First thought, best thought.”

Allen Ginsberg

“Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness.”

Allen Ginsberg

“I believe that we are put here in human form to decipher the hieroglyphs of love and suffering. And, there is no degree of love or intensity of feeling that does not bring with it the possibility of a crippling hurt. But, it is a duty to take that risk and love without reserve or defense.”

Allen Ginsberg

“I don't think there is any truth. There are only points of view.”

Allen Ginsberg

“It's never too late to do nothing at all.”

Allen Ginsberg

“Night is the wonderful opportunity to take rest, to forgive, to smile, to get ready for all the battles that you have to fight tomorrow.”

Allen Ginsberg

“None of us understand what we're doing, but we do beautiful things anyway.”

Allen Ginsberg

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“Our heads are round so thought can change direction.”

Allen Ginsberg

“There is nothing to be learned from history anymore. We're in science fiction now.”

Allen Ginsberg

“To gain your own voice, forget about having it heard. Become a saint of your own province and your own consciousness.”

Allen Ginsberg

“Whoever controls the media, the images, controls the culture.”

Allen Ginsberg

“You are what you think about all day.”

Allen Ginsberg

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