[┐∵]┘ try 1ClickGram.com download instagram videos and photos

There is one other book, that can teach you everything you need to know about life... it's The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, but that's not enough anymore.


Kurt Vonnegut

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You

Related

Life happens too fast for you ever to think about it. If you could just persuade people of this, but...
KURT VONNEGUT
There is something spiteful and yet open-hearted about you
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. -Kurt Vonnegut.
KURT VONNEGUT
It is not the brains that matter most, but that which guides them - the character, the heart, genero...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
It's precisely in despair that you find the most intense pleasure, especially if you are already pow...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
You can be a decent critic if you know about food, but to be a really good one, you need to know abo...
RUTH REICHL
As Richard Pryor was to Eddie Murphy, that's what Kurt Vonnegut was to me.
CHRISTOPHER MOORE
....a good book can teach you about the world and about yourself. You learn more than how to read be...
MORTIMER J. ADLER
You know everything you need to know about a person from the answer to the question, What is your...
GABRIELLE ZEVIN
My favorite book is anything by Kurt Vonnegut - he's my literary hero. I got to meet him several...
STEVEN WRIGHT
Life histories tell you just about everything you need to know about an animal.
JACK HORNER
You can teach all the other stuff, you know. You can teach shooting the ball, you can teach having a...
FREDDY ADU
Any writer my age almost can't get away from being influenced by Kurt Vonnegut, partially becaus...
CHRIS CRUTCHER
Never say i m bored because its not your life thats boring its all you that make it boring!
SUPERNA BATHEJA
I taught you everything you know. But I didn't teach you everything I know.
ORSON SCOTT CARD
A couple of times in your life, it happens like that. You meet a stranger, and all you know is that ...
LISA KLEYPAS
What occurs to people when they read Kurt [Vonnegut] is that things are much more up for grabs than ...
MARK VONNEGUT
About the only thing you have to go out of town for is clothes. Other than that, there is about ever...
CAROL TAYLOR
I believe everything negative that happens in your life is for a positive reason. If your heart brea...
BIPASHA BASU
I know enough of life to know that you can never judge any case on its outside merits.
AGATHA CHRISTIE
If you want to study writing, read Dickens. That's how to study writing, or Faulkner, or D.H. La...
SHELBY FOOTE
There are two motives for reading a book; one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast abou...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
i know these times are hard, but what you need to focus on is that things are just gonna get worse b...
CECE JACKSON
Don't be fool enough to think you can know a person's character after a few moments of observation. ...
RICHELLE E. GOODRICH
There are two motives for reading a book: one, that you enjoy it; the other, that you can boast abou...
BERTRAND RUSSELL
It is my belief that everything you need to know about the world can be learned in a church choir.
CONNIE WILLIS
It is not what they say, but the reaction that tells you everything you need to know.
SHANNON L. ALDER
Thats what a ship is, you know. Its not a keel and a hull and a deck and sails. Thats what a ship ne...
JOHNNY DEPP
On the streets, hanging out with the fellows, there are things you learn that no book can teach you.
RAMON RODRIGUEZ
They teach you everything you need to know about fibers and fabrics. There is more to it than just r...
JASON WINDHAM
pain it can hurt you so bad that you think you just cant take it anymore but it can also teach you l...
AMBER FAITH HUN
To you everything thats happening in the world appears phony, to be something other than what it rea...
J. D. SALINGER
Everything you need to know about Iron Maiden is onstage.
BRUCE DICKINSON
You can get everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want...
ZIG ZIGLAR
Be inquisitive. You already know what you know. A straightforward way to learn something new is simp...
SUSAN C. YOUNG
I didn't mean to give you the impression that life at the cathedral is like Barchester Towers as wri...
MADELEINE L'ENGLE
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no o...
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA
You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you,
none can make you spiritual.
T...
SWAMI VIVEKANANDA
[The resulting show --] still amazing to me how it all came together, ... who understand each other....
BRAD MELTZER
In life, Happiness is not about having 'more' , but knowing that its 'more' than enough.
LESTER LIM JUN KAI
A walk?" said Catharine.
"One foot in front of the other," said Newt, "through leaves, over bri...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
The most radical, audacious thing to think is that there might be some point to working hard and thi...
KURT VONNEGUT
I feel like everything I need I've got. But you can never have enough of anything.
DENAE STUCKEY
If you think that you can GOOGLE everything you want from life, then you need to rethink what exactl...
MINA TADROS
Life will teach or beat you all you need to know. My advice; take the compassionate class and peacef...
RASHEED OGUNLARU
The best book a writer can ever write is a book that chooses its readers, not the other way around.
SEYMOUR NIGHTWEAVER
The best book a writer can ever write is a book that chooses its readers, not the other way around.
SEYMOUR NIGHTWEAVER
The thing about having one really good friend, one person you talk to all the time about everything,...
AMANDA MACIEL
Knowledge is power. You can't begin a career, for that matter even a relationship, unless you kn...
RANDEEP HOODA
One thing people need to know is that there's no regulation of who does taxes. Anyone can say they d...
ELIZABETH COLVIN
Scum of the Earth as some may be in their daily lives, they can all be saints in emergencies.
KURT VONNEGUT
This was when I learned that you have to give up your life as you know it to get a new one: that som...
KELLY CUTRONE
It's like this,' began the elder. 'All these sentences of hard labour in Siberian prisons, and forme...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
I read a lot of short fiction, like Kurt Vonnegut and Raymond Carver and Wells Tower.
LORDE
I can teach many sports, but obviously, tennis is the one. When you do other sports, you see things ...
MARTINA NAVRATILOVA
You can teach a person all you know, but only experience will convince him that what you say is true...
RICHELLE E. GOODRICH
Kurt Vonnegut said, 'The best of Bob and Ray is virtually indistinguishable from the worst.'...
BOB ELLIOTT
I used to feel that if I say something's wrong, I have to say how it could be made right. But wh...
ETGAR KERET
I started writing by doing small related things but not the thing itself, circling it and getting cl...
AMY HEMPEL
The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.
HARPER LEE
Get to know your children personally. Know that they can teach you as much as you can teach them. Yo...
NATALIE PHILLIP
Society is more concerned with material possessions than it is with the true love and compassion of ...
KURT VONNEGUT JR.
Life is hard but it never loses its grace. If you aren't hard enough you cannot live but if you're n...
ANA CLAUDIA ANTUNES
Life is where you're at. Whatever you're doing is enough. You don't need to do everythin...
CINDY CRAWFORD
For me, marriage should be about partnership. How can you love someone you have to take care of like...
LYNSAY SANDS
The truth is, you know, we need our anodynes. You know that word, anodynes? We need that in life som...
AL PACINO
You know," Daddy said, "it's some that can live their whole life out without asking about it and it'...
FLANNERY O'CONNOR
It's going to be labor-intensive and time-consuming, but you need to take all the books down and...
MARIE KONDO
This should tell you everything you need to know about guys. They only go after what they know they ...
ADRIANA TRIGIANI
In seventh grade, with some vague sense that I wanted to be a writer, I crouched in the junior high ...
JESS WALTER
Life is about Everything and Everything about Its Life.
THANH LUU
You can learn everything that there is to know about the industry or the player from the company tha...
BARRY STERNLICHT
everything in life happen for a reason something that you cant change whatever the out come is you w...
THAI LAN NGUYEN
While you are not able to serve men, how can you serve spirits [of the dead]?...While you do not kno...
CONFUCIUS
You can teach someone to use Excel, but if they don't know a thing about math in the first place, th...
OMAR WASOW
I don't hate you. But by hating you can make me forget everything about you.
ILYANA SAHIRAH
There comes a point in life when you realize everything you know about yourself, it's all just condi...
BRIAN BUCKNER
Life is short. There is no need to do everything in life. Just do the best things. For you.
LORRIN L. LEE
The person that gives you a good book to read is more valuable than the one that gives you money,bec...
DAVID ATTA (A.K.A DAVIED ATTLARS & MR DAIN)
My eyes hurt... but there is something more... I can't stop listening to horror.... now I am going t...
DEYTH BANGER
Kurt is a smart enough player to know how to fit in, ... He's one of the guys that you feel comforta...
HERB WILLIAMS
You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.
WILLIAM WILBERFORCE
Manny:'Thats wat you do in a herd, you look out for each other.'
Sid:'I dont know about you guy...
ICE AGE
I am talking about life. By the time you know that you really know, you wish you wouldn't know.
EPHDAN
You can lose everything in life,but not dreams.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN
Nothing is hard like waiting around for something you know might never happen; but its harder to giv...
GUNDO MULAUDZI
One single visit is not enough to be able to say that you know Mexico.
ENRIQUE PENA NIETO
i am not rich, but my heart is enough rich that you can stay there for the rest of your life.
PRASOON DWIVEDI
Every decent man of our age must be a coward and a slave. That is his normal condition. Of that I am...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
Unless you have a free press in your country, there is no need to buy newspapers and there is no nee...
MEHMET MURAT ILDAN
I know everything about you.. But what can I do..I can't be you.
KEERTHI SARAN GUTTIKONDA
Anything can change in show business; you know how it goes, everything changes from one day to the o...
RICKY MARTIN
chew on one thinker-writer, activist, role model- you really love. Study everything there is to know...
AUSTIN KLEON
I felt ashamed about everything. Me dropping out of high school, me not, you know, just not being be...
MARY J. BLIGE
I think the writing for this book is extraordinary. And that's why we call it 'Above and Beyond,' be...
ANDREW CARROLL
I am a dreamer. I know so little of real life that I just can’t help re-living such moments as the...
FYODOR DOSTOYEVSKY
We stipulate about where we need to be in life: By this age you should be married, by this age you s...
PAYAL KADAKIA
Its not about what you create in this life, but how you build the next...
SHANE J VAN DER VELDE
Everything can be taken from you in a second, but the human spirit is so strong. War can teach you s...
ZAINAB SALBI
I don’t know what else I can tell you, other than that I can imagine spending the rest of my life ...
NICHOLAS SPARKS

More Kurt Vonnegut

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...
KURT VONNEGUT
Back in my days as a chemistry student, I used to be quite a technocrat. I was firmly convinced that...
KURT VONNEGUT
Sentences spoken by writers, unless they have been written out first, rarely say what writers wish t...
KURT VONNEGUT
Americans... are forever searching for love in forms it never takes, in places it can never be. It m...
KURT VONNEGUT
You're the man who stands on the street corner with a roll of toilet paper, and written on each squa...
KURT VONNEGUT
You know, I think the main purpose of the Army, Navy, and Marine Corps is to get poor Americans into...
KURT VONNEGUT
There's only one rule that I know of, babies—God damn it, you've got to be kind.
KURT VONNEGUT
Vietnam was a country where America was trying to make people stop being communists by dropping thin...
KURT VONNEGUT
You'll forget it when you're dead, and so will I. When I'm dead, I'm going to forget everything–an...
KURT VONNEGUT
The reason creatures wanted to use language instead of mental telepathy was that they found out they...
KURT VONNEGUT
Ако бях млад, щях да напиша историята на човешката глуп...
KURT VONNEGUT
If people think nature is their friend then they sure don't need an enemy.
KURT VONNEGUT
When I write, I feel like an armless, legless man with a crayon in his mouth.
KURT VONNEGUT
That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim. Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything...
KURT VONNEGUT
Vietnam was an exercise in mistaken idealism; Iraq in cynical money-making. And there's no optimism ...
KURT VONNEGUT
Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder, 'Why, why, why?' Tiger got to sleep, ...
KURT VONNEGUT
To whom it may concern: It is springtime. It is late afternoon.
KURT VONNEGUT
I wish you'd help me look into a more interesting problem - namely, my sanity.
KURT VONNEGUT
Maturity...is knowing what your limitations are...Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no r...
KURT VONNEGUT
Poi si voltò verso di me, per farmi vedere com'era arrabbiata, e che quella rabbia era per me. Stav...
KURT VONNEGUT
He looked around at the perfectly white world, felt the wet kisses of the snowflakes, pondered hidde...
KURT VONNEGUT
All was forgiven.

All living things were brothers, and all dead things were even more so.
KURT VONNEGUT
There is room enough for an awful lot of people to be right about things and still not agree.
KURT VONNEGUT
I found me a place where I can do good without doing any harm, and I can see I'm doing good, and the...
KURT VONNEGUT
When you get right down to it, everybody's having a perfectly lousy time of it, and I mean everyone....
KURT VONNEGUT
People who can read and write expertly, as you can, are miracles and, in my opinion, entitle us to s...
KURT VONNEGUT
He was talking about the sign that said 'THE COMPLICATED FUTILITY OF IGNORANCE.'
'All knew was ...
KURT VONNEGUT
My advice to writers just starting out? Don't use semi-colons! They are transvestite hermaphrodites,...
KURT VONNEGUT
Live by the foma* that make you brave and kind and healthy and happy.

*Harmless untruths
KURT VONNEGUT
I had no talent for science. What was infinitely worse: all my fraternity brothers were engineers.
KURT VONNEGUT
profanity and obscenity entitle people who don't want unpleasant information to close their ears and...
KURT VONNEGUT
Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.
KURT VONNEGUT
One might be led to suspect that there were all sorts of things going on in the Universe which he or...
KURT VONNEGUT
If somebody says 'I love you' to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can an...
KURT VONNEGUT
All moments, past, present and future, always have existed, always will exist.
KURT VONNEGUT
Until you die .. it's all life.
KURT VONNEGUT
If you want to really hurt you parents, and you don't have the nerve to be gay, the least you can do...
KURT VONNEGUT
And I apologize to all of you who are the same age as my grandchildren. And many of you reading this...
KURT VONNEGUT
I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different.
KURT VONNEGUT
As for myself: I had come to the conclusion that there was nothing sacred about myself or any human ...
KURT VONNEGUT
I'm not a drug salesman. I'm a writer."

"What makes you think a writer isn't a drug sales...
KURT VONNEGUT
We're doomed to repeat the past no matter what. That's what it is to be alive. It's pretty dense kid...
KURT VONNEGUT
People aren’t supposed to look back. I’m certainly not going to do it anymore.
KURT VONNEGUT
[Books] were devices as crassly practical for storing or transmitting language, as the latest Silico...
KURT VONNEGUT
They like life alright, but that they would like it even better if they could know that it was going...
KURT VONNEGUT
They gave Pandora a box. Prometheus begged her not to open it. She opened it. Every evil to which hu...
KURT VONNEGUT
if there is a god, he sure hates people
KURT VONNEGUT
I will say, too, that lovemaking, if sincere, is one of the best ideas Satan put in the apple she ga...
KURT VONNEGUT
That there are such devices as firearms, as easy to operate as cigarette lighters and as cheap as to...
KURT VONNEGUT
Yes, and our sister's sons are candid now about a creepy business which used to worry them a lot: Th...
KURT VONNEGUT
The very best thing you can be in life is a teacher, provided you are crazy in love with what you te...
KURT VONNEGUT
The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest.
KURT VONNEGUT
About astrology and palmistry: they are good because they make people vivid and full of possibilitie...
KURT VONNEGUT
I am honorary President of the American Humanist Society, having succeeded the late, great science f...
KURT VONNEGUT
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the countr...
KURT VONNEGUT
I have no degree in biochemistry, neither do I have one in mechanical engineering, as the Army saw f...
KURT VONNEGUT
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thin...
KURT VONNEGUT
I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds o...
KURT VONNEGUT
There is no order in the world around us, we must adapt ourselves to the requirements of chaos inste...
KURT VONNEGUT
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order, so they'll have...
KURT VONNEGUT
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.
KURT VONNEGUT
It was a thunderingly beautiful experience -- voluptuous, sexual, dangerous, and expensive as hell.
KURT VONNEGUT
There is a tragic flaw in our precious Constitution, and I don't know what can be done to fix it. Th...
KURT VONNEGUT
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than befo...
KURT VONNEGUT
Unusual travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God.
KURT VONNEGUT
All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It si...
KURT VONNEGUT
I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.
KURT VONNEGUT
Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been...
KURT VONNEGUT
I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.
KURT VONNEGUT
There is never a shortage anywhere of lawyers eager to attack the First Amendment, as though it were...
KURT VONNEGUT
Vietnam was an exercise in mistaken idealism; Iraq in cynical money-making. And there's no optimism ...
KURT VONNEGUT
This is a beguiling book,
KURT VONNEGUT
This person has just arrived on this planet, knows nothing about it, has no standards by which to ju...
KURT VONNEGUT
All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It si...
KURT VONNEGUT
If you actually are an educated, thinking person, you will not be welcome in Washington, D.C. I know...
KURT VONNEGUT
Socialism" is no more an evil word than "Christianity." Socialism no more prescribed Joseph Stalin a...
KURT VONNEGUT
Here is a lesson in creative writing.

First rule: Do not use semicolons. They are transve...
KURT VONNEGUT
Round and round we spin, with feet of lead and wings of tin.
KURT VONNEGUT
If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:
THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED
FOR THE...
KURT VONNEGUT
If flying-saucer creatures or angels or whatever were to come here in a hundred years, say, and find...
KURT VONNEGUT
I do realize that I am a very slow realizer.
KURT VONNEGUT
Hello, babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet a...
KURT VONNEGUT
Sons of suicides seldom do well. Characteristically, they find life lacking a certain zing. They ten...
KURT VONNEGUT
Like all real heroes, Charley had a fatal flaw. He refused to believe that he had gonorrhea, whereas...
KURT VONNEGUT
A sum of money is a leading character in this tale about people, just as a sum of honey might proper...
KURT VONNEGUT
The most exquisite pleasure in the practice of medicine comes from nudging a layman in the direction...
KURT VONNEGUT
Pretend to be good always and even God will be fooled.
KURT VONNEGUT
There is another human defect which the Law of Natural Selection has yet to remedy: When people of t...
KURT VONNEGUT
I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds ...
KURT VONNEGUT
Fear hadn’t come to him yet. Pain hadn’t come where pain would come. There was only the feeling ...
KURT VONNEGUT
All these people talk so eloquently about getting back to good old-fashioned values. Well, as an old...
KURT VONNEGUT
Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet an...
KURT VONNEGUT
The troops and their ladies had first drunk champagne. There were also remains of sandwiches, and I ...
KURT VONNEGUT
Tiek uzskatīts, ka pēc apkaušanas jāvalda kapa klusumam, un valda jau arī, tikai putni klaigā.
KURT VONNEGUT
I think about my education sometimes. I went to the University of Chicago for awhile after the Secon...
KURT VONNEGUT
You asked the impossible of a machine and the machine complied.
KURT VONNEGUT
Since Alice had never received any religious instruction, and since she had led a blameless life, sh...
KURT VONNEGUT
How nice -- to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive.
KURT VONNEGUT
OK, now let’s have some fun. Let’s talk about sex. Let’s talk about women. Freud said he didn...
KURT VONNEGUT
Now lend me your ears. Here is Creative Writing 101:

1. Use the time of a total stranger...
KURT VONNEGUT
The planet was being destroyed by manufacturing processes, and what was being manufactured was lousy...
KURT VONNEGUT
I realize that some of you may have come in hopes of hearing tips on how to
become a profession...
KURT VONNEGUT
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than befo...
KURT VONNEGUT
The things other people have put into my head, at any rate, do not fit together nicely, are often us...
KURT VONNEGUT
- Why me?
- That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim. Why you? Why us for that mat...
KURT VONNEGUT
One German-American friend of mine, an architectural historian my own age, can be counted on to exco...
KURT VONNEGUT
No respecter of evidence has ever found the least clue as to what life is all about, and what people...
KURT VONNEGUT
They do not love one another because they do not love themselves.
KURT VONNEGUT
A lover's a liar,
To himself he lies,
The truthful are loveless,
Like oysters their e...
KURT VONNEGUT
The most important thing I learnt on Tralfamadore was that when a person dies he only appears to die...
KURT VONNEGUT
It was literature in its finest sense, since it made Unk courageous, watchful, and secretly free.
KURT VONNEGUT
The only controls available to those on board were two push-buttons on the center post of the cabin ...
KURT VONNEGUT
The surface of Earth heaved and seethed in fecund restlessness. Earth was most fertile where the mos...
KURT VONNEGUT
Her face ... was a one-of-a-kind, a surprising variation on a familiar theme - a variation that made...
KURT VONNEGUT
The more pain I train myself to stand, the more I learn. You are afraid of pain now, Unk, but you wo...
KURT VONNEGUT
She was a dull person, but a sensational invitation to make babies.
KURT VONNEGUT
Our freedom to say or write whatever we please in this country is holy to me. It is a rare privilege...
KURT VONNEGUT
Na początku Bóg stworzył Ziemię i oglądał ją z wyżyn swojej kosmicznej samotności.
I...
KURT VONNEGUT
Scum of the Earth as some may be in their daily lives, they can all be saints in emergencies.
KURT VONNEGUT
Let me note that Kilgore Trout and I have never used semicolons. They don't do anything, don't sugge...
KURT VONNEGUT
Artists," he said, "are people who say, 'I can't fix my country or my state or my city, or even my m...
KURT VONNEGUT
I taught how to be sociable with ink on paper. I told my students that when they were writing they s...
KURT VONNEGUT
I never asked to be born in the first place.
KURT VONNEGUT
In real life as in grand opera, arias only make hopeless situations worse.
KURT VONNEGUT
All persons, living and dead, are purely coincidental.
KURT VONNEGUT
TV is an eraser.
KURT VONNEGUT
And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been...
KURT VONNEGUT
There are almost no characters in this story, and almost no dramatic confrontations, because most of...
KURT VONNEGUT
Everything is nothing, with a twist.
KURT VONNEGUT
The letter said that they were two feet high, and green, and shaped like plumber's friends. Their su...
KURT VONNEGUT
It is just an illusion here on Earth that one moment follows another one, like beads on a string, an...
KURT VONNEGUT
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have ...
KURT VONNEGUT
She was a dull person, but a sensational invitation to make babies. Men looked at her and wanted to ...
KURT VONNEGUT
What does seem important? Bargaining in good faith with destiny.
KURT VONNEGUT
The economy is a thoughtless weather system- and nothing more. Some joke on the people, to give them...
KURT VONNEGUT
I can have oodles of charm when I want to.
KURT VONNEGUT
Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately, no matter what the char...
KURT VONNEGUT
1492. As children we were taught to memorize this year with pride and joy as the year people began l...
KURT VONNEGUT
I think that novels that leave out technology misrepresent life as badly as Victorians misrepresente...
KURT VONNEGUT
Humor is an almost physiological response to fear.
KURT VONNEGUT
Thanks to TV and for the convenience of TV, you can only be one of two kinds of human beings, either...
KURT VONNEGUT
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have ...
KURT VONNEGUT
Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand
KURT VONNEGUT
Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person...
KURT VONNEGUT
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter could be said to rem...
KURT VONNEGUT
I think big business is a terrible thing for the spirit of the country, as our spirit is the best th...
KURT VONNEGUT
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be. -Kurt Vonnegut.
KURT VONNEGUT
It is a big temptation to me, when I create a character for a novel, to say that he is what he is be...
KURT VONNEGUT
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
I now make my living by being impolite. I am clumsy at it.
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 want to congratulate librarians,...who, all over this country, have staunchly resisted anti-democr...
KURT VONNEGUT
If somebody says, I love you, to me, I feel as though I had a pistol pointed at my head. What can an...
KURT VONNEGUT
People don't come to church for preachments, of course, but to daydream about God.
KURT VONNEGUT
I was a chemistry major, but I'm always winding up as a teacher in English departments, so I'...
KURT VONNEGUT
The worst thing that could possibly happen to anybody would be to not be used for anything by anybod...
KURT VONNEGUT
We could have saved [the Earth] but we were too damned cheap.
KURT VONNEGUT
All right - I'll tell you what you did for me: you went for happy, silly, beautiful walks with me.
KURT VONNEGUT
It may be that the most striking thing about members of my literary generation in retrospect will be...
KURT VONNEGUT
I am from a family of artists. Here I am, making a living in the arts. It has not been a rebellion. ...
KURT VONNEGUT
But I have to say this in defense of humankind: In no matter what era in history, including the Gard...
KURT VONNEGUT
Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven's sake. ...
KURT VONNEGUT
I don't reveal to her that I love her. I keep poker faced. She might as well be looking at a cantalo...
KURT VONNEGUT
The truth is, we know so little about life, we don't really know what the good news is and what the ...
KURT VONNEGUT
In case you haven't noticed, as the result of a shamelessly rigged election in Florida, in which tho...
KURT VONNEGUT
The bounties of space, of infinite outwardness, were three: empty heroics, low comedy, and pointless...
KURT VONNEGUT
If you can do no good, at least do no harm.
KURT VONNEGUT
The year was 2081, and everyone was finally equal.
KURT VONNEGUT
Well, I know," she said. "You'll pretend you were men instead of babies, and you'll be played in the...
KURT VONNEGUT
I do not say that children at war do not die like men, if they have to die. To their everlasting hon...
KURT VONNEGUT
And a step backward, after making a wrong turn, is a step in the right direction.
KURT VONNEGUT
I am a very bad scientist. I will do anything to make a human being feel better, even if it's unscie...
KURT VONNEGUT
every grotesquely rich American represents property, privileges, and pleasures that have been denied...
KURT VONNEGUT
The Money River, where the wealth of the nation flows. We were born on the banks of it-and so were m...
KURT VONNEGUT
May I ask you a highly personal question?"

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