10 percent of any population is cruel, no matter what, and 10 percent is merciful, no matter what, and the remaining 80 percent can be moved in either direction. Susan Sontag (read the article by Kurt Vonnegut here Sunday Sentence is inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.
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A woman said to me after my speech, “Nobody should ever be bombed.”I replied, “Nothing could be more obvious.” from “Fates Worse Than Death” by Kurt Vonnegut Sunday Sentence: The sentence(s) that touched me this week, out of context and without commentary. Inspired by David Abrams at The Quivering Pen.
Kurt Vonnegut novels and collections
NOVEL Player Piano August 1952NOVEL The Sirens of Titan October 31, 1959PLAY Penelope (Alternate title Happy Birthday, Wanda June) 1960NOVEL Mother Night 1961COLLECTION Canary in a Cathouse September 1961PLAY The Very First Christmas Morning December 14, 1962√ NOVEL Cat’s Cradle April 1963NOVEL God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater, or Pearls Before Swine January 1965COLLECTION Welcome to the Monkey House August 1968PLAY Fortitude September 1968√ NOVEL Slaughterhouse-Five, or The Children’s Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death March 1969NOVEL Dance with Death March…
Video: Kurt Vonnegut’s Lecture on what it takes to be a writer, animated
I am being so silly because I pity you so much. I pity all of us so much. Life is going to be very tough again, just as soon as this is over. And the most useful thought we can hold when all hell cuts loose again is that we are not members of different…