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Of course it is exhausting, having to reason all the time in a universe which wasn't meant to be reasonable.


Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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The game is meant to be fun.
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Furniture is meant to be used and enjoyed.
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I look at things as 'Everything is meant to be.'
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Deadlines are meant to be broken. And I just keep breaking them.
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What's meant to be will always find a way.
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If I break my ankle right now, this Olympics wasn't meant to be.
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A few goals is the way soccer is meant to be played.
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The man is meant to be the alpha in the relationship on the money and power front.
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The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
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To be, or not to be, that is the question.
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It is a lie.
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I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different.
KURT VONNEGUT, JR.
I still believe that peace and plenty and happiness can be worked out some way. I am a fool.
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion . . . . I myself prefer to lau...
KURT VONNEGUT, JR.
.The insane, on occasion, are not without their charms
KURT VONNEGUT, JR.
Plato says that the unexamined life is not worth living. But what if the examined life turns out to ...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
America is the wealthiest nation on Earth, but its people are mainly poor, and poor Americans are ur...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
There is love enough in this world for everybody, if people will just look.
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilitie...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Well, to admire the hell out of Jesus Christ or of everyone who speaks well. And, well my grandfathe...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Almost every war ends, properly, with its veterans feeling deceived and pointless and gullible, with...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
I am of course a skeptic about the divinity of Christ and a scorner of the notion that there is a Go...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Suicide is the punctuation mark at the end of many artistic careers
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Books won't stay banned. They won't burn. Ideas won't go to jail. In the long run of history, the ce...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Don’t give up on books. They feel so good—their friendly heft. The sweet reluctance of their pag...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
So I am about to be a free man again, to wander where I please.
I find the prospect nauseating....
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
What can any one person do?' he said.
'Each person does a little something,' I said, 'and there...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
People should be changed by world wars," I said, "else what are world wars for?
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
...this is a hard world to be ludicrous in, with so many human beings so reluctant to laugh, so inca...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
If there really had been a Mercutio, and if there really were a Paradise, Mercutio might be hanging ...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
So it goes.
KURT VONNEGUT, JR.
We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.
KURT VONNEGUT, JR.
If somebody says, ''I love you,'' to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What ca...
KURT VONNEGUT, JR.
Being American is to eat a lot of beef steak, and boy, we've got a lot more beef steak than any othe...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Well, to admire the hell out of Jesus Christ or of everyone who speaks well. And, well my grandfathe...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
It goes against the American storytelling grain to have someone in a situation he can't get out of, ...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
There's only one me, and I'm stuck with him.
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Just because some of us can read and write and do a little math, that doesn't mean we deserve to con...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
We are all what we pretend to be, but, we had better be very careful what we pretend.
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Find a subject you care about and which you feel others should care about. It is this genuine caring...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Make love when you can. It's good for you.
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
I was a victim of a series of accidents, as are we all.
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
What is my definition of jazz? 'Safe sex of the highest order.
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Being American is to eat a lot of beef steak, and boy, we've got a lot more beef steak than any othe...
KURT VONNEGUT, JR.
Christ, back in Chicago, we don’t make bicycles any more. It’s all
human relations now. The...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
When I'm being funny, I try not to offend. I don't think much of what I've done has been...
KURT VONNEGUT
If you appear in the 'Atlantic' or 'Harper's' or the 'New Yorker,' by Go...
KURT VONNEGUT
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since...
KURT VONNEGUT
There's only one me, and I'm stuck with him.
KURT VONNEGUT
I have been a soreheaded occupant of a file drawer labeled Science Fiction and I would like out, par...
KURT VONNEGUT
Life happens too fast for you ever to think about it. If you could just persuade people of this, but...
KURT VONNEGUT
If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you're a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.
KURT VONNEGUT
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than befo...
KURT VONNEGUT
I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people appreciate being alive at le...
KURT VONNEGUT
How nice--to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive.
KURT VONNEGUT
I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the ki...
KURT VONNEGUT
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...
KURT VONNEGUT
Thinking doesn't seem to help very much. The human brain is too high-powered to have many practical ...
KURT VONNEGUT
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll h...
KURT VONNEGUT
I think a lot of people, including me, clammed up when a civilian asked about battle, about war. It ...
KURT VONNEGUT
The sun had just gone down, and its afterglow was backlighting the city, which formed low cliffs aro...
KURT VONNEGUT
Here is the solution to the American drug problem suggested a couple years back by the wife of our P...
KURT VONNEGUT
I asked this heroic pet lover how it felt to have died for a schnauzer named Teddy. Salvador Biagian...
KURT VONNEGUT
Perhaps I am the turtle, able to live simply anywhere, even underwater for short periods, with my ho...
KURT VONNEGUT
The human beings also passed canteens, which guards would fill with water. When food came in, the hu...
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