We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:580) - Kurt Vonnegut writing
Here is a lesson in creative writing. First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transvestite hermaphrodites representing absolutely nothing. All they do is show you've been to college.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:514) - Kurt Vonnegut A Man Without a Country writing
Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you've got a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, babies-"God damn it, you've got to be kind.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:477) - Kurt Vonnegut
A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:615) - Kurt Vonnegut The Sirens of Titan love life
Dear future generations: Please accept our apologies. We were rolling drunk on petroleum.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:585) - Kurt Vonnegut
I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:623) - Kurt Vonnegut A Man Without a Country
Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you'll look back and realize they were big things.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:759) - Kurt Vonnegut
And I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, 'If this isn't nice, I don't know what is.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:795) - Kurt Vonnegut A Man Without a Country
1492. As children we were taught to memorize this year with pride and joy as the year people began living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America. Actually, people had been living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America for hundreds of years before that. 1492 was simply the year sea pirates began to rob, cheat, and kill them.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:560) - Kurt Vonnegut humor truth
Dance Like No One is Watching...
Love Like You Have Never Been Hurt Before...
Go to Work Like You Don't Need The Money.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:540) - Kurt Vonnegut
Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:764) - Kurt Vonnegut time
Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, "It might have been."Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:687) - Kurt Vonnegut regret
The only difference between Hitler and Bush is that Hitler was elected.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:725) - Kurt Vonnegut Breakfast Of Champions humor politics
Being a Humanist means trying to behave decently without expectation of rewards or punishment after you are dead.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:476) - Kurt Vonnegut atheism
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?Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:650) - Kurt Vonnegut writing writer freedom
To be is to do - Socrates
To do is to be - Sartre
Do Be Do Be Do - SinatraQusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:537) - Kurt Vonnegut humor
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to remedy anything.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:445) - Kurt Vonnegut
I have this disease late at night sometimes, involving alcohol and the telephone.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:524) - Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five
Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:628) - Kurt Vonnegut Slaughterhouse-Five
A sane person to an insane society must appear insane.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:532) - Kurt Vonnegut Welcome to the Monkey House: Stories
Where do I get my ideas from? You might as well have asked that of Beethoven. He was goofing around in Germany like everybody else, and all of a sudden this stuff came gushing out of him. It was music. I was goofing around like everybody else in Indiana, and all of a sudden stuff came gushing out. It was disgust with civilization.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:546) - Kurt Vonnegut
Unusual travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:574) - Kurt Vonnegut life god
If somebody says "I love you" to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can anybody reply under such conditions but that which the pistol holder requires? "I love you, too."Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:682) - Kurt Vonnegut Wampeters, Foma and Granfalloons love humor violence
Just because you can read, write and do a little math, doesn't mean that you're entitled to conquer the universe.Qusmo Qusmo 2012-09-11 (visit:553) - Kurt Vonnegut Hocus Pocus
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ( /ˈvɒnɨɡət/; November 11, 1922 – April 11, 2007) was a 20th-century American writer. His works such as Cat's Cradle (1963), Slaughterhouse-Five (1969), and Breakfast of Champions (1973) blend satire, gallows humor, and science fiction. As a citizen he was a lifelong supporter of the American Civil Liberties Union and a critical leftist intellectual. He was known for his humanist beliefs and was honorary president of the American Humanist Association.