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Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
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Sep 13, 2014

it was amazing
bookshelves: classics, anthologies-and-collections, read-in-2010, 05-stars, male-authors, adult-fiction, vonnegut, favorites-all-time, dystopia, wishlist, must-reads, 1001-list-read, borrowed-from-library
Read from October 31 to November 05, 2010


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Kurt Vonnegut
“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut
“Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly;
Man got to sit and wonder 'why, why, why?'
Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land;
Man got to tell himself he understand.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut
“The Fourteenth Book is entitled, "What can a Thoughtful Man Hope for Mankind on Earth, Given the Experience of the Past Million Years?"
It doesn't take long to read The Fourteenth Book. It consists of one word and a period.
This is it: "Nothing.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

Kurt Vonnegut
“Round and round we spin, with feet of lead and wings of tin.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Cat's Cradle

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