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  • #1
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “Billy Pilgrim has become unstuck in time.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #2
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “Poo-tee-weet?”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #3
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    “God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”
    Reinhold Niebuhr

  • #4
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “The umpire had comical news. The congregation had been theoretically spotted from the air by a theoretical enemy. They were all theoretically dead now. The theoretical corpses laughed and ate a hearty noontime meal.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #5
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “And so it goes...”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #6
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “- Why me?
    - That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim. Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because this moment simply is. Have you ever seen bugs trapped in amber?
    - Yes.
    - Well, here we are, Mr. Pilgrim, trapped in the amber of this moment. There is no why.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #7
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “Trout, incidentally, had written a book about a money tree. It had twenty-dollar bills for leaves. Its flowers were government bonds. Its fruit was diamonds. It attracted human beings who killed each other around the roots and made very good fertilizer.”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #8
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “It is so short and jumbled and jangled, Sam, because there is nothing intelligent to say about a massacre. Everybody is supposed to be dead, to never say anything or want anything ever again. Everything is supposed to be very quiet after a massacre, and it always is, except for the birds. And what do the birds say? All there is to say about a massacre, things like "Poo-tee-weet?”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

  • #9
    Kurt Vonnegut
    “So It Goes”
    Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five



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