Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

A Lovers a liar, to himself he lies. The truthful are loveless, like oysters their eyes.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

I can think of no more stirring symbol of man’s humanity to man than a fire engine.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

People don’t come to church for preachments, of course, but to daydream about God.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

If people think that nature is their friend, then they sure don’t need an enemy.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it’s a very poor scheme for survival.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

History is merely a list of surprises. It can only prepare us to be surprised yet again.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

I can think of no more stirring symbol of man’s humanity to man than a fire engine.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

If you can do a half assed job of anything, you’re a one-eyed man in a kingdom of the blind.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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

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 Jr.

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
– Kurt Vonnegut Jr.