Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. (November 11, 1922 - April 11, 2007) (pronounced /eveneget/) was a prolific and genre-bending American author. The novelist is known for works blending satire, black comedy and science fiction, such as Slaughterhouse-Five (1969), Cat's Cradle (1963), and Breakfast of Champions (1973). He is also known for his humanist beliefs and being honorary president of the American Humanist Association

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All persons, living or dead, are purely coincidental, and should not be construed.Rate it:
Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.Rate it:
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.Rate it:
Don't be reckless with other people's hearts, And don't put up with people that are reckless with yours.Rate it:
High school is closer to the core of the American experience than anything else I can think of.Rate it:
I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours.Rate it:
I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.Rate it:
It strikes me as gruesome and comical that in our culture we have an expectation that man can always solve his problems. This is so untrue that it makes me want to cry--or laugh.Rate it:
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion... I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.Rate it:
Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.Rate it:
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.Rate it:
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.Rate it:

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