3 Quotes – Ken Kesey



Ken Kesey,
American novelist, short story writer, essayist, poet
(born: Kenneth Elton Kesey)


born:  September 17, 1935 in La Junta, Colorado, USA

died:  November 10, 2001 in Eugene, Oregon, USA

known for (among others):  One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest


Man, when you lose your laugh you lose your footing.
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You don’t lead by pointing and telling people some place to go. You lead by going to that place and making a case.
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When Shakespeare was writing, he wasn’t writing for stuff to lie on the page; it was supposed to get up and move around.


Which is your favourite quote by Ken Kesey?  🙂


21 thoughts on “3 Quotes – Ken Kesey

  1. Karen, I’d forgotten all about this book but remember reading it as a teenager and just gobsmacked by it – never read anything like it. Great selection of quotes but the first has to win!

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