Photography Quotes Writing Allen Ginsberg Kerouac And Burroughs Quote Posted on June 7, 2013February 20, 2017 by Thomas Slatin I think it was when I ran into Kerouac and Burroughs – when I was 17 – that I realized I was talking through an empty skull… I wasn’t thinking my own thoughts or saying my own thoughts. — Allen Ginsberg Sharing Is Caring...FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedInRedditMorePrintEmailLike this:Like Loading... Post Navigation Previous Post Thomas Slatin, Atlanta Workshop Players, 1993 Next Post Cat In The Window 21 thoughts on “Allen Ginsberg Kerouac And Burroughs Quote” What!!! Seriously this is deep, and got me thinking. Atimes what we think we have is nothing. Loading... Reply It is akin to ” We have everything yet nothing”? I could be wrong though considering how deep this is yeah. This gave me something to think about definitely. Loading... Reply Wow, meaning what you think you have to nothing when you see what other has. That’s just how God made the world Loading... Reply Sometimes in life we go through people’s thought than going through our own. For me it isn’t really bad Loading... Reply That shows how big and small we are at the same time. Being many things we are nothing at the same time. Loading... Reply There reaches a point where you wave to your own lane. It is good to have and follow your own thoughts. Loading... Reply This is really deep. I need a couple of minutes to really understand what he is saying. I do believe that sometimes, we can hear voices in our head that neither you or me are saying. Loading... Reply Interesting reflection here. Sometimes it’s hard to find clarity with our thoughts when distinguishing them from our subconscious. I think as you mature into an adult, you start to understand the way your mind works more effectively. Loading... Reply Well, it happens at times that we go with other thoughts than with our own thought. The only thing is that we should hope that it turns ot right. Loading... Reply I think that we must be the author of our own ideas, not copy others, because we are so capable of thinking and when we do not we are simply empty skulls, because we have no content. Loading... Reply This is a very insightful quote. We must think before we speak. Loading... Reply At 17 we were all pretty naive. It does make sense. Loading... Reply Talking through an empty skull is the worst. We ought to educate ourselves first. Loading... Reply I respect Allen Ginsberg a great deal. Each one of his quotes resonates with me. Loading... Reply I wonder who Kerouac and Burroughs are. I will do more research into them. Loading... Reply Many thanks for sharing the deep quote. Ginsberg was a legend. Loading... Reply It is the first time I am hearing of Ginsberg. That can’t be a good thing. Loading... Reply The quote is very self reflectional. I like quotes like these. Loading... Reply This quote underpins the importance of gaining knowledge. I appreciate your sharing it. Loading... Reply KEROUAC AND BURROUGHS were legends of the 50s. I am happy to see a quote from him. Loading... Reply What a nostalgic quote. I last heard of Ginsberg decades ago! Loading... Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.