Kurt Vonnegut Quotes

Photo of writer Kurt Vonnegut

Kurt Vonnegut Quotes

Kurt Vonnegut wrote novels, short stories and essays. On a personal note, Bonnett and I have read most all his works and found them to be bitingly funny and poignant commentaries on hypocrisy in a multitude of political, social and personal of guises.

Image: Photo of writer Kurt Vonnegut 

“Those who believe in telekinetics, raise my hand.”

“Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God.”

“Be careful what you pretend to be because you are what you pretend to be.”

“Another flaw in the human character is that everybody wants to build and nobody wants to do maintenance.”

“True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.”

“Maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists, unless laughter can be said to remedy anything.”

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.”

– Kurt Vonnegut  (1922-2007)

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