Kurt Vonnegut Quotes.
… life, by definition, is never still.
During most of my freelancing, I made what I would have made in charge of the cafeteria at a pretty good junior-high school.
Still and all, why bother? Here’s my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.
Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say?
I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.
Science sent the Hubble telescope out into space, so it could capture light and the absence thereof, from the very beginning of time. And the telescope really did that. So now we know that there was once absolutely nothing, such a perfect nothing that there wasn’t even nothing or once.
I was not an anthropology student prior to the war. I took it up as part of a personal readjustment following some bewildering experiences as an infantryman and later as a prisoner of war in Dresden, Germany. The science of the Study of Man has been extremely satisfactory from that personal standpoint.
About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilities. They are communism at its best. Everybody has a birthday and almost everybody has a palm.
People aren’t supposed to look back. I’m certainly not going to do it anymore.
If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you’re a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.
Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a friend, even a lousy poem. Do it as well as you possibly can. You will get an enormous reward. You will have created something.
I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the kinds of things you can’t see from the center.
The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.
I let the dog out, or I let him in, and we talk some. I let him know I like him, and he lets me know he likes me.