16 August

imagesIf you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose.

The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

Charles Bukowski, born 16 August 1920, Sun in Leo, Moon in Virgo, Ascendant in Libra.

Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.

We’re all going to die, all of us, what a circus! That alone should make us love each other but it doesn’t. We are terrorized and flattened by trivialities, we are eaten up by nothing.


Other celebrities born today:

T. E. Lawrence, born 16 August 1888, English writer and soldier, known as Lawrence of Arabia (d. 1935), Sun in Leo, Moon in Sagittarius, Ascendant in Leo

All men dream: but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. This I did.