It is so short and jumbled and jangled because there is nothing intelligent to say after a massacre. Everybody is supposed to be dead...everything is supposed to be very quiet...and it always is, except for the birds.
More Quotes from Kurt Vonnegut:We would be a lot safer if the Government would take its money out of science and put it into astrology and the reading of palms. Only in superstition is there hope. If you want to become a friend of civilization, then become an enemy of the truth and a fanatic for harmless balderdash.
He developed several hobbies that helped him to pass the time.
I have also told them not to work for companies which make massacre machinery, and to express contempt for people who think we need machinery like that.
True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.
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.
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.
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