"If your brains were dynamite, there wouldn’t be enough to blow your hat off."
~ Kurt Vonnegut, Timequake (Chapter 14)
"There is no way a beautiful woman can live up to what she looks like for any appreciable length of time." (ib. Ch 6)
"World War II was... the Western Civilization's second unsuccessful attempt to commit suicide." (ib. Ch 19)
"I will say, too, that lovemaking, if sincere, is one of the best ideas Satan put in the apple she gave to the serpent to give to Eve. The best idea in that apple, though, is making jazz." (ib. Ch 24)
"In real life, as in Grand Opera, arias only make hopeless situations worse." (ib. Ch 32)