Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child. - Jack Kerouac (Atop an Underwood Quotes)

Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child.

Source:Part II, Story 3. God, Atop an Underwood: Early Stories and Other Writings (1936–1943; published 1999)
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