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"Dance, even if you have nowhere to do it but your living room." -Kurt Vonnegut#Dance 

We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.Kurt Vonnegut

“Literature should not disappear up its own asshole, so to speak.” —Kurt Vonnegut

The Atheneum and @coatcheckcoffee ⁩ is a stream of youthful activity today. Old Vonnegut'>Bernard Vonnegut would be surprised and his grandson #KurtVonnegut  would likely be amused

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Here are 12 Vonnegut'>Kurt Vonnegut quotes for writers and about writing from the author of Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat’s Cradle, and Welcome to the Monkey House. In these quotes, Vonnegut covers novels, jokes, story structure, and more. #writerlife  #vonnegut  #quotes 

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“I urge you to please notice when you are happy, and exclaim or murmur or think at some point, ‘If this isn’t nice, I don’t know what is.’” ~Kurt Vonnegut

Quite randomly I was listening to an interview with Vonnegut'>Kurt Vonnegut today, and he brought up the Emma Lazarus poem, and as he recited it he changed one of the phrases to "cheap labor." As in "Give me your tired, your poor, cheap labor."

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We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful what we pretend to be.Kurt Vonnegut

“The most damning revelation you can make about yourself is that you do not know what is interesting and what is not.” Vonnegut on the 8 keys to great writing:

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Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you'll look back and realize they were big things. —Kurt Vonnegut

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“The nicest veterans...the kindest and funniest ones, the ones who hated war the most, were the ones who'd really fought.” ― Vonnegut'>Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

“Hate, in the long run, is about as nourishing as cyanide.” Happy birthday, Vonnegut

Almost done with this. I wonder who killed Sandy. Then onto some Mark Vonnegut. Kurt Vonnegut's son.…

By. Vonnegut'>Mark Vonnegut (Kurt's Harvard MD son) who happens to also be bi-polar/schizophrenic...a triumph

Vonnegut'>Kurt Vonnegut, gone 10yrs today. Deeply missed. What would he say about 2017? This gift from him hangs in my hallway.

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Here's a great anecdote on KurtVonnegut's comically brief stint at Sports Illustrated. (via @LettersOfNote )

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