Kurt Vonnegut, R.I.P.
“Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.” Slaughterhouse 5
“1492. As children we were taught to memorize this year with pride and joy as the year people began living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America. Actually, people had been living full and imaginative lives on the continent of North America for hundreds of years before that. 1492 was simply the year sea pirates began to rob, cheat, and kill them.” Breakfast of Champions
“A purpose of human life, no matter who is controlling it, is to love whoever is around to be loved.” Sirens of Titan