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A collection of Neal Cassady quotes and sayings on life, drugs, writing, inspiration, etc.

10 Interesting Neal Cassady Quotes

Quick Facts

Born On: February 8, 1926

Died On: February 4, 1968

Born In: Salt Lake City, Utah

Died At Age: 41

Neal Leon Cassady was an important figure of the Beat Generation of the 1950s. He also influenced the psychedelic and counterculture movements of the 1960s. Jack Kerouac bases his character 'Dean Moriarty' from his novel,'On The Road' on him. He later joined Ken Kesey's 'Merry Pranksters' and also took to drugs. In many of Kerouac's later works, Cassady was represented by the character 'Cody Pomeray.' He became an inspiration to his writer friends and also appeared in Allen Ginsberg's poems, other works of literature by several other writers. We have collected some famous Neal Cassady quotes and sayings from his life, observations, characters, and books inspired by him. Have a look at some of these quotes!
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Sometimes I sits and thinks. Other times I sits and drinks, but mostly I just sits.

Neal Cassady

The time has come, everybody lie down so you won't get hurt when the sun bursts.

Neal Cassady

Some events are in the area of the soul where words cannot penetrate.

Neal Cassady

Art is good when it springs from necessity. This kind of origin is the guarantee of its value; there is no other.

Neal Cassady

Each day I lacerated myself thinking on her, but I didn't go back.

Neal Cassady

We are actually fourth dimensional beings in a third dimensional body inhabiting a second dimensional world!

Neal Cassady

I see no greatness in my self...I'm a simple-minded, child-like, insipid sort of moronic and kind of akward feeling adolescent.

Neal Cassady

Billboards, billboards, drink this, eat that, use all manner of things, everyone, the best, the cheapest, the purest and most satisfying of all their available counterparts. Red lights flicker on every horizon, airplanes beware; cars flash by, more lights. Workers repair the gas main. Signs, signs, lights, lights, streets, streets.

Neal Cassady

I alone, as the sharer of their way of life, presented a replica of childhood.

Neal Cassady