Saturday, October 19, 2019

Kurt Vonnegut Quotes

The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life more bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Kurt Vonnegut

Here we are, trapped in the amber of the moment. There is no why. Kurt Vonnegut

I really wonder what gives us the right to wreck this poor planet of ours. Kurt Vonnegut

Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward. Kurt Vonnegut

I have no degree in biochemistry, neither do I have one in mechanical engineering, as the Army saw fit to terminate both courses before they were finished. Kurt Vonnegut

I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don’t let anybody tell you different. Kurt Vonnegut

The feeling about a soldier is, when all is said and done, he wasn’t really going to do very much with his life anyway. The example usually is: he wasn’t going to compose Beethoven’s Fifth. Kurt Vonnegut

I think big business is a terrible thing for the spirit of the country, as our spirit is the best thing about us. Kurt Vonnegut

During most of my freelancing, I made what I would have made in charge of the cafeteria at a pretty good junior-high school. Kurt Vonnegut

Who is more to be pitied, a writer bound and gagged by policemen or one living in perfect freedom who has nothing more to say? Kurt Vonnegut