Archive for the ‘Kurt Vonnegut’ Category

There is room enough for an awful lot of people to be right about things and still not agree

Friday, November 11th, 2011
crowd

CHRONO-SYNCLASTIC INFUNDIBULA – Just imagine that your Daddy is the smartest man who ever lived on Earth, and he knows everything there is to find out, and he is exactly right about everything, and he can prove he is right about everything. Now imagine another little child on some nice world a million light years away, and that little child’s Daddy is the smartest man who ever lived on that nice world so far away. And he is just…

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Tiger got to hunt, Bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder, “Why, why, why?”

Sunday, December 20th, 2009
looking into the light

Tiger got to sleep,
Bird got to land;
Man got to tell himself he understand.

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No matter what I really meant, uncritical love was what I needed

Saturday, August 29th, 2009
sunset

No young person on earth is so excellent in all respects as to need no uncritical love. Good Lord – as youngsters play their parts in political tragedies of casts of billions, uncritical love is the only real treasure they can…

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