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Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
In all the round world of Utopia there is no meat. There used to be. But now we cannot stand the thought of slaughter-houses. And, in a population that is all educated, and at about the same level of physical refinement, it is practically impossible to find anyone who will hew a dead ox or pig. We never settled the hygienic question of meat-eating at all. This other aspect decided us. I can still remember, as a boy, the rejoicings over the closing of the last slaughter-house. ~ H.G.Wells
Slaughter House quotes by H.G.Wells
That's one thing Earthlings might learn to do, if they tried hard enough: Ignore the awful times and concentrate on the good ones. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
It was very exciting for her, taking his dignity away in the name of love. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
We raise them for us; that means we owe them some respect. nature is creul but we dont have to be. i wouldnt want to have my guts ripped out by a lion. i'd much rather die in a slaughter house if it were done right. ~ Temple Grandin
Slaughter House quotes by Temple Grandin
Please take comfort in knowing that, "Evertyhing was beautiful, and nothing hurt... ~ Frank Warren
Slaughter House quotes by Frank Warren
They do not love one another because they do not love themselves ~ Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
All this happened, more or less. ~ Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
- Why me?
- That is a very Earthling question to ask, Mr. Pilgrim. Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because this moment simply is. Have you ever seen bugs trapped in amber?
- Yes.
- Well, here we are, Mr. Pilgrim, trapped in the amber of this moment. There is no why. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
All this happened, more or less. The war parts, anyway, are pretty much true. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
So he had them into the slaughter house, where was a butcher killing a sheep. And behold, the sheep was quiet and took her death patiently. Then said the Interpreter, You must learn of this sheep to suffer, and put up wrongs without murmurings and complaints. Behold how quietly she takes her death! And without objecting she suffereth her skin to be pulled over her ears. Your King doth call you his sheep. ~ John Bunyan
Slaughter House quotes by John Bunyan
Yet, despite all, it is a difficult thing to admit the existence of ghosts in a coldly factual world. One's very instincts rebel at the admission of such maddening possibility. For, once the initial step is made into the supernatural, there is no turning back, no knowing where the strange road leads except that it is quite unknown and quite terrible. ("Slaughter House") ~ Richard Matheson
Slaughter House quotes by Richard Matheson
Creeds have been the bane of the Christian church ... made of Christendom a slaughter-house. ~ Thomas Jefferson
Slaughter House quotes by Thomas Jefferson
The nicest veterans in Schenectady, I thought, the kindest and funniest ones, the ones who hated war the most, were the ones who'd really fought. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
When a Tralfamadorian sees a corpse, all he thinks is that the dead person is in bad condition in that particular moment, but that the same person is just fine in plenty of other moments. Now, when I myself hear that somebody is dead, I simply shrug and say what the Tralfamadorians say about dead people, which is 'So it goes. ~ Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
He could hear church bells as he drowsed, both from the civil station and from the missionaries out beyond the slaughter house--different bells and rung with
different intent, for one set was calling firmly to Anglo-India, and the other feebly to mankind.
He did not object to the first set; the other he ignored, knowing their inefficiency. ~ E. M. Forster
Slaughter House quotes by E. M. Forster
When a person dies he only appears to die. He is still very much alive in the past, so it is very silly for people to cry at his funeral. All moments, past, present, and future, always have existed, always will
exist. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
Why you? Why us for that matter? Why anything? Because this moment simply is. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
Here is a man who was resigned to his fate, who was walking to the scaffold and about to die like a coward, that's true, but at least he was about to die without resisting and without recriminations. Do you know what gave him that much strength? Do you know what consoled him? It was the fact that another man was to die like him, that another man was to die before him! Put two sheep in the slaughter-house or two oxen in the abattoir and let one of them realize that his companion will not die, and the sheep will bleat with joy, the ox low with pleasure. But man, man whom God made in His image, man to whom God gave this first, this sole, this supreme law, that he should love his neighbour, man to whom God gave a voice to express his thoughts - what is man's first cry when he learns that his neighbour is saved? A curse. All honour to man, the masterpiece of nature, the lord of creation! ~ Alexandre Dumas
Slaughter House quotes by Alexandre Dumas
My job is to ensure the sanctity of this House. Ensuring the sanity of its Master seemed like a good start. ~ Chloe Neill
Slaughter House quotes by Chloe Neill
Disney's House of the Future had the clean simplicity prized in the 1950s as relief from decades of frayed patchwork, jury-rigging, and make-do clutter caused by Depression and war. ~ P. J. O'Rourke
Slaughter House quotes by P. J. O'Rourke
He was at that time a very young man, just engaged in the study of the law; and Elizabeth found him extremely agreeable, and every plan in his favour was confirmed. He was invited to Kellynch Hall; he was talked of and expected all the rest of the year; but he never came. The following spring he was seen again in town, found equally agreeable, again encouraged, invited, and expected, and again he did not come; and the next tidings were that he was married. Instead of pushing his fortune in the line marked out for the heir of the house of Elliot, he had purchased independence by uniting himself to a rich woman of inferior birth. ~ Jane Austen
Slaughter House quotes by Jane Austen
A writer from ESPN magazine once described me as the world's largest eleven-year-old. That's true. I ride my Sea-Doo jet ski, play putt-putt golf, go to water parks, and act silly. On the bottom floor of my house in Beverly Hills, I have video games, a pool table, a Pepsi machine, and all the things they have in arcades. I drive go-karts, at least the ones I can fit in. I karate-chop my friends when they come over, like the Kato dude in the Pink Panther movies. ~ Shaquille O'Neal
Slaughter House quotes by Shaquille O'Neal
Evening bags should be just big enough for my phone, lipstick, house key, and credit card. ~ Laura Wasser
Slaughter House quotes by Laura Wasser
Why covet a knowledge of new facts? Day and night, house and garden, a few books, a few actions, serve us as well as would all trades and all spectacles. We are far from having exhausted the significance of the few symbols we use. We can come to use them yet with a terrible simplicity. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Slaughter House quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson
O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place. ~ William Cowper
Slaughter House quotes by William Cowper
Presidents grow up in the White House. The times shape the man. ~ Thomas Friedman
Slaughter House quotes by Thomas Friedman
Look here, Mrs. Bradley," he said. "I feel a pretty frightful bounder telling you all this about the poor girl, but I think some woman ought to know about it. On Wednesday night, yes, last night, Eleanor came into my bedroom at about half-past twelve and--and wanted to stay there! I thought it was a ghost at first. I had terrible difficulty in getting rid of her. In fact, I had to get out of bed and shove her outside and lock the door. Choice, isn't it?"
"Of course you will lock your door tonight," she said.
"You bet I shall," Bertie said fervently, "and nothing short of the house catching fire is going to persuade me to open it. ~ Gladys Mitchell
Slaughter House quotes by Gladys Mitchell
hand gripped his aspirator, but, oddly, his asthma had not closed down as it had on the day he fled from the hobo with the rotted nose. There was only that sense of standing still and watching the house slide stealthily ~ Stephen King
Slaughter House quotes by Stephen King
No house should ever be on a hill or on anything. It should be of the hill. Belonging to it. Hill and house should live together each the happier for the other. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright
Slaughter House quotes by Frank Lloyd Wright
The message of the gospel speaks loudest when people can see Christ in us. ~ Jerry Kinard
Slaughter House quotes by Jerry Kinard
I have a house, with two big plasma-screen TVs, two dogs, a grill, chessboard. I like to keep it low-key: invite friends over, order some Papa John's pizzas and Coors Light, play poker and ping-pong and chill. I'm pretty private. ~ Jared Padalecki
Slaughter House quotes by Jared Padalecki
He slept curled up on the hard rock more soundly than ever he had done on his feather-bed in his own little hole at home. But all night he dreamed of his own house and wandered in his sleep into all his different rooms looking for something that he could not find nor remember what it looked like. ~ J.R.R. Tolkien
Slaughter House quotes by J.R.R. Tolkien
Someone asked me what three things I would save if my house was on fire. I said my cat, my salamander and one of the twins. ~ Ricky Gervais
Slaughter House quotes by Ricky Gervais
Do you suppose we can take that as evidence? We could cut out the sections."
Jonas snorted, "You can try taking a saw to that house, but personally, I'm not about to get anywhere near it with anything resembling a weapon. ~ Christine Feehan
Slaughter House quotes by Christine Feehan
Any number of holier-than-thou honorable realists walk around in the belief that they have accomplished something, simply because they tell you for the hundredth time that a field is green and a red-painted house is painted red. ~ Edvard Munch
Slaughter House quotes by Edvard Munch
Timelessness again, the house like a secret temple as dust built up on things that were never meant to have dust on them - Clee's toothbrush and hairdryer and left-out-of-the-box CDs and deodorant on the bathroom window ledge. Ordinary things carefully kept in place because the last person to touch them would never put a cup down on the edge of the table again, or ever leave a book half-read. ~ Steven Hall
Slaughter House quotes by Steven Hall
Believe me, a highly strung brain such as yours demands occasional relaxation from the strain of domestic surroundings. Forget for a little while that children want music lessons, and boots, and bicycles, with tincture of rhubarb three times a day; forget there are such things in life as cooks, and house decorators, and next-door dogs, and butchers' bills. Go away to some green corner of the earth, where all is new and strange to you, where your over-wrought mind will gather peace and fresh ideas. Go away for a space and give me time to miss you, and to reflect upon your goodness and virtue, which, continually present with me, I may, human-like, be apt to forget, as one, through use, grows indifferent to the blessing of the sun and the beauty of the moon. Go away, and come back refreshed in mind and body, a brighter, better man - if that be possible - than when you went away. ~ Jerome K. Jerome
Slaughter House quotes by Jerome K. Jerome
Outside of my home, I look like a very obedient, very serious, very good kind of girl, but nobody knows what happens inside the house. ~ Malala Yousafzai
Slaughter House quotes by Malala Yousafzai
Love mattered, in the end. A house without love would always fall, maybe not today or tomorrow, but in the end without love nothing could endure. ~ Laurell K. Hamilton
Slaughter House quotes by Laurell K. Hamilton
If you listen, you can hear it.
The city, it sings.
If you stand quietly, at the foot of a garden, in the middle of the street, on the roof of a house.
It's clearest at night, when the sound cuts more sharply across the surface of things, when the song reaches out to a place inside you.
It's a wordless song, for the most, but it's a song all the same, and nobody hearing it could doubt what it sings. And the song sings the loudest when you pick out each note. ~ Jon McGregor
Slaughter House quotes by Jon McGregor
Dyadic completion," Paul would've told Claire. "The human brain tends to assume that, if there's a victim, there has to be a villain. ~ Karin Slaughter
Slaughter House quotes by Karin Slaughter
Normally when I'm attempting a risky, clandestine, secret date and I need to escape my house undetected, I ask myself, 'What would MacGyver do?'"
Oh, my god, this chick just mentioned MacGyver?
I break my eyes away from hers long enough to hide the fact that I think I just fell for her and also to assess our escape route. I glance at the swing on the porch, then look back at Six when I'm sure the cheesy grin is gone from my face.
"I think MacGyver would take your porch swing and build an invisible force field out of grass and matches. Then he would attach a jet engine to it and fly it out of here undetected. Unfortunately I'm all out of matches. ~ Colleen Hoover
Slaughter House quotes by Colleen Hoover
He unsnapped the top button on his jeans.
My eyes widened."Sneaky bastard."
I gnawed my lip in pleasure,watching the past,present,and future Master of Cadogan House in the state of utter abandon:shirt on the floor,jeans unbuttoned,his arousal obvious. ~ Chloe Neill
Slaughter House quotes by Chloe Neill
My idea of working for a living is not going to office and earning a salary. It is to build a log house and catch my own fish and till some soil. ~ Girish Kohli
Slaughter House quotes by Girish Kohli
Clary wasn't sure what she'd expected -exclamations of delight, perhaps a smattering of applause. Instead there was silence, broken only when Jace said, "Somehow, I thought it would be bigger."
Clary looked at the Cup in her hand. It was the size, perhaps, of an ordinary wineglass, only much heavier. Power thrummed through it, like blood through living veins. "It's a perfectly nice size," she said indignantly.
"Oh, it's big enough," he said patronizingly, "but somehow I was expecting something ... you know." He gestured with his hands, indicating something roughly the size of a house cat.
"It's the Mortal Cup, Jace, not the Mortal Toilet Bowl," said Isabelle. ~ Cassandra Clare
Slaughter House quotes by Cassandra Clare
From the time I was very small, I felt no resistance whatsoever to the feeling of love. I loved Marie, and I loved many other things as well. It didn't matter what the thing was; I loved it all the same. A book. A house. A bird. A song. They were all connected at their roots, and the feeling that people cannot help but love, because they are lonely, seemed utterly natural to me. ~ Moto Hagio
Slaughter House quotes by Moto Hagio
Philosophers are all caught up in their philosophies. That's their house of cards. Religious leaders are caught up in their religious movements to the point where they forget about freedom. Everybody's got their drama going. ~ Frederick Lenz
Slaughter House quotes by Frederick Lenz
It's time to restore honor and dignity to the White House. ~ George W. Bush
Slaughter House quotes by George W. Bush
All along the line,' said the volunteer, pulling the blanket over him, 'everything in the army stinks of rottenness. Up till now the wide-eyed masses haven't woken up to it. With goggling eyes they let themselves be made into mincemeat and then when they're struck by a bullet they just whisper, "Mummy!" Heroes don't exist, only cattle for the slaughter and the butchers in the general staffs. But in the end every body will mutiny and there will be a fine shambles. Long live the army! Goodnight! ~ Jaroslav Hasek
Slaughter House quotes by Jaroslav Hasek
In 2003 ... the White House conspired with an oil-company funded think tank to block a major government scientific report that sought to spell out the dangers of climate change to Americans. ~ Joseph J. Romm
Slaughter House quotes by Joseph J. Romm
Hey Dad, will you buy me a flame thrower?
Of course not. Don't be silly.
Even if I didn't use it in the house? ~ Bill Watterson
Slaughter House quotes by Bill Watterson
I'll fight a man with three children and a nice house any day over a man that's living out of a car. ~ Art Briles
Slaughter House quotes by Art Briles
Random House, in the catbird seat, since it gets to recite last, declares in 1966, "The use of like in place of as is universally condemned by teachers and editors, notwithstanding its wide currency, especially in advertising slogans. Do as I say, not as I do does not admit of like instead of as. In an occasional idiomatic phrase, it is somewhat less offensive when substituted for as if (He raced down the street like crazy), but this example is clearly colloquial and not likely to be found in any but the most informal written contexts." I find this excellent. It even tells who will hurt you if you make a mistake, and it withholds aid and comfort from those friends of cancer and money, those greedy enemies of the language who teach our children to say after school, "Winston tastes good like a cigarette should. ~ Kurt Vonnegut
Slaughter House quotes by Kurt Vonnegut
Cyrus wanted a woman to take care of Adam. He needed someone to keep house and cook, and a servant cost money. He was a vigorous man and needed the body of a woman, and that too cost money- unless you were married to it. Within two weeks Cyrus had wooed, wedded, bedded, and impregnated her. His neighbors did not find his action hasty. It was quite normal in that day for a man to use up three or four wives in a normal lifetime. p.19 ~ John Steinbeck
Slaughter House quotes by John Steinbeck
A house of which one knew every room wasn't worth living in. ~ Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa
Slaughter House quotes by Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa
My dad was a musician, it was just what he did, like another guy's dad drives a meat truck. Our house was normal. We weren't taken with the fact our dad was a musician. ~ Branford Marsalis
Slaughter House quotes by Branford Marsalis
The failure of the White House and Congress to seriously address the nation's fiscal situation is certain to broaden the belief among many voters that the U.S. political system is broken. ~ Ron Fournier
Slaughter House quotes by Ron Fournier
While his mind was for a moment filled with inexplicable but terribly attractive visions of Arthur Dent's house being consumed with fire and Arthur himself running screaming from the blazing ruin with at least three hefty spears protruding from his back. ~ Douglas Adams
Slaughter House quotes by Douglas Adams
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