Favorite Quotations Kurt Vonnegut Man Without a Country

"God lets you write he also lets you not write." ~ Kurt Vonnegut

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Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God. ~ Cat's Cradle

A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved. ~ The Sirens of Titan

I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours. ~ Best Liberal Quotes

It happens too fast for you ever to think about it. If you could just persuade people of this, but they insist on amassing information.

If people think nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy.

Laughter or crying is what a human being does when there’s nothing else he can do.

Writers can treat their mental illnesses every day.

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists...unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.

Human beings are about 1,000 times dumber and meaner than they think they are.

The universe is a big place, perhaps the biggest. ~ Kilgore Trout

The shorter the passage, the smaller the scrap. ~ Hocus Pocus

What is literature but an insider's newsletter about affairs relating to molecules, of no importance to anything in the Universe but a few molecules who have the disease called thought.

There's only one rule that I know of, babies—God damn it, you've got to be kind. ~ God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater

Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.

Those of you who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.