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Thursday, April 12, 2007

If I were a younger man ...

...I would write a history of human stupidity; and I would climb to the top of Mount McCabe and lie down on my back with my history for a pillow; and I would take from the ground some of the blue-white poison that makes statues of men; and I would make a statue of myself, lying on my back, grinning horribly, and thumbing my nose at You Know Who.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. 1922 - 2007

Thank you to Jon Corelis for the quote. Kurt Vonnegut was 84 years old, so a good innings - and very fruitful. He will live on in his works.

1 comment:

Del said...

Oh, that's wonderful! It is humbling to read such excellent imagery - how I wish ...