We are healthy only to the extent that our ideas are humane.
("Breakfast of Champions")
More Quotes from Kurt Vonnegut:Men are jerks. Women are psychotic.
The things other people have put into my head, at any rate, do not fit together nicely, are often useless and ugly, are out of proportion with one another, are out of proportion with life as it really is outside my head.
I am a Tralfamadorian, seeing all time as you might see a stretch of the Rocky Mountains. All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It simply is.
Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning up to do afterward.
One might be led to suspect that there were all sorts of things going on in the Universe which he or she did not thoroughly understand.
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Samuel E. Morison
Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of.
I think NASCAR's coming to Canada now so it'll take on a whole new relevance. Be afraid.