I have no culture, no humane harmony in my brains. I can't live without a culture anymore.
("Breakfast of Champions")
More Quotes from Kurt Vonnegut:Everyone now knows how to find the meaning of life within himself.
There are almost no characters in this story, and almost no dramatic confrontations, because most of the people in it are so sick and so much the listless playthings of enormous forces. One of the main effects of war, after all, is that people are discouraged from being characters.
The mountebank told them that God was surely trying to kill them, possibly because He was through with them, and that they should have the good manners to die. This, as you can see, they did.
If you want to find a Granfalloon, remove the skin from a toy balloon.
Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly Man got to sit and wonder, 'Why, why, why' Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land Man got to tell himself he understand.
Billy Pilgrim, there in the creekbed, thought he, Billy Pilgrim, was turning to steam painlessly.
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