I do not say that children at war do not die like men, if they have to die. To their everlasting honor and our everlasting shame, they do die like men, thus making possible the manly jubilation of patriotic holidays. But they are murdered children all the same.
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Some persons seem to like you, and others seem to hate you, and you must wonder why. They are simply liking machines and hating machines.
Call me Jonah. My parents did, or nearly did. They called me John.
He did not think of himself as a writer for the simple reason that the world had never allowed him to think of himself in this way.
Billy Pilgrim has become unstuck in time.
They didn't think it had anything to do with the war. They were sure Billy was going to pieces because his father had thrown him into the deep end of the Y.M.C.A. swimming pool when he was a little boy, and had then taken him to the rim of the Grand Canyon.
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If you win, fine, if you don't, you try again next year.
I get to play golf for a living. What more can you ask for - getting paid for doing what you love.
And maybe I'm a little smarter now than I was before for all the stupid things I've done.