Wise Words from Kurt Vonnegut

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Wise Words from Kurt Vonnegut

Wise Words from Kurt Vonnegut

Vonnegut’s books show his satirical take on life’s wonder, coincidence, and irrationality. A lot like life, his quotes are wise, sad, uplifting, funny and meaningful – all at the same time.

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“If you can do a half-assed job of anything, you’re a one eyed man in the kingdom of the blind.”

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Please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.”

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“Laughter and tears are both responses to frustration and exhaustion. I myself prefer to laugh, since there is less cleaning to do afterward.”

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A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.”

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Charm was a scheme for making strangers like and trust a person immediately; no matter what the charmer had in mind.”

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Why bother? Here is my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: ‘I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.”

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“To be is to do – Socrates. To do is to be – Sartre. Do Be Do Be Do – Sinatra.”

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A selection of some of his best books: books

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