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Kurt Vonnegut

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Motivate the universe today,think big.
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Scum of the Earth as some may be in their daily lives, they can all be saints in emergencies.
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Let me note that Kilgore Trout and I have never used semicolons. They don't do anything, don't sugge...
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Artists," he said, "are people who say, 'I can't fix my country or my state or my city, or even my m...
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I taught how to be sociable with ink on paper. I told my students that when they were writing they s...
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I never asked to be born in the first place.
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In real life as in grand opera, arias only make hopeless situations worse.
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All persons, living and dead, are purely coincidental.
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TV is an eraser.
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And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been...
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There are almost no characters in this story, and almost no dramatic confrontations, because most of...
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Everything is nothing, with a twist.
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The letter said that they were two feet high, and green, and shaped like plumber's friends. Their su...
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It is just an illusion here on Earth that one moment follows another one, like beads on a string, an...
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People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have ...
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She was a dull person, but a sensational invitation to make babies. Men looked at her and wanted to ...
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What does seem important? Bargaining in good faith with destiny.
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The economy is a thoughtless weather system- and nothing more. Some joke on the people, to give them...
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I can have oodles of charm when I want to.
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Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the char...
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1492. As children we were taught to memorize this year with pride and joy as the year people began l...
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I think that novels that leave out technology misrepresent life as badly as Victorians misrepresente...
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Humor is an almost physiological response to fear.
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Thanks to TV and for the convenience of TV, you can only be one of two kinds of human beings, either...
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One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have ...
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Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand
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Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person...
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Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to rem...
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I think big business is a terrible thing for the spirit of the country, as our spirit is the best th...
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Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. -Kurt Vonnegut.
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It is a big temptation to me, when I create a character for a novel, to say that he is what he is be...
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Being American is to eat a lot of beef steak, and boy, we've got a lot more beef steak than any othe...
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I now make my living by being impolite. I am clumsy at it.
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I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all the ki...
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I want to congratulate librarians,...who, all over this country, have staunchly resisted anti-democr...
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If somebody says, I love you, to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can an...
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People don't come to church for preachments, of course, but to daydream about God.
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I was a chemistry major, but I'm always winding up as a teacher in English departments, so I'...
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The worst thing that could possibly happen to anybody would be to not be used for anything by anybod...
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We could have saved [the Earth] but we were too damned cheap.
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All right - I'll tell you what you did for me: you went for happy, silly, beautiful walks with me.
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It may be that the most striking thing about members of my literary generation in retrospect will be...
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I am from a family of artists. Here I am, making a living in the arts. It has not been a rebellion. ...
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But I have to say this in defense of humankind: In no matter what era in history, including the Gard...
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Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven's sake. ...
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I don't reveal to her that I love her. I keep poker faced. She might as well be looking at a cantalo...
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The truth is, we know so little about life, we don't really know what the good news is and what the ...
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In case you haven't noticed, as the result of a shamelessly rigged election in Florida, in which tho...
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The bounties of space, of infinite outwardness, were three: empty heroics, low comedy, and pointless...
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If you can do no good, at least do no harm.
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The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.
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Well, I know," she said. "You'll pretend you were men instead of babies, and you'll be played in the...
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I do not say that children at war do not die like men, if they have to die. To their everlasting hon...
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And a step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction.
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I am a very bad scientist. I will do anything to make a human being feel better, even if it's unscie...
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every grotesquely rich American represents property, privileges, and pleasures that have been denied...
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The Money River, where the wealth of the nation flows. We were born on the banks of it-and so were m...
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May I ask you a highly personal question?"

"It's what life does all the time.
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Be fruitful, and multiply.
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Eliot did to the word love what the Russians did to the word democracy. If Eliot is going to love ev...
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If you would be unloved and forgotten, be reasonable.
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Poverty is a relatively mild disease for even a very flimsy American soul, but uselessness will kill...
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Still and all, why bother? Here's my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I...
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So I went to New York City to be born again. It was and remains easy for most Americans to go somewh...
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