CATS CRADLE QUOTES

“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.” – Cat’s Cradle

“Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God.” – Cat’s Cradle

“You can’t love your neighbor as yourself, and at the same time, condemn him to hell.” – Cat’s Cradle

“People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order, so they’ll have good voice boxes in case there’s ever anything really meaningful to say.” – Cat’s Cradle

“See the cat? See the cradle?” – Cat’s Cradle

“Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder, ‘Why, why, why?’ Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land; Man got to tell himself he understand.” – Cat’s Cradle

“Life is a series of dogs.” – Cat’s Cradle

“I guess everybody in the world is a murderer and a religion all rolled into one.” – Cat’s Cradle

“All good ideas arrive by chance. The trick is to be in a position to recognize one when it presents itself.” – Cat’s Cradle

“Science is magic that works.” – Cat’s Cradle

“Perhaps, when we remember wars, we should take off our clothes and paint ourselves blue and go on all fours all day long and grunt like pigs. That would surely be more appropriate than noble oratory and shows of flags and well-oiled guns.” – Cat’s Cradle

“Beware of the man who gave advice. ” – Cat’s Cradle

“History! Read it and weep!” – Cat’s Cradle

“Don’t you see? The whole concept of government is absurd. We’re all bound by invisible chains.” – Cat’s Cradle

“Maturity, I learned, had everything to do with the acceptance of ‘not knowing.'” – Cat’s Cradle

“Every passing hour brings the Solar System forty-three thousand miles closer to Globular Cluster M13 in Hercules–and still there are some misfits who insist that there is no such thing as progress.” – Cat’s Cradle

“No damn cat, and no damn cradle.” – Cat’s Cradle

“You hate America, don’t you?”

“That’s a love hate relationship”. – Cat’s Cradle

“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before. He is full of murderous resentment of people who are ignorant without having come by their ignorance the hard way.” – Cat’s Cradle

“Ice-nine kills everybody that touches.” – Cat’s Cradle

“No wonder kids grow up crazy. A cat’s cradle is nothing but a bunch of X’s between somebody’s hands, and little kids look and look and look at all those X’s . . .” – Cat’s Cradle

“One nice thing about Heaven. You can meet anybody there you want to. About eighty of the hundred thousand or so just want to meet God.” – Cat’s Cradle

“The black, oily ocean was still.

I touched my foot to it, and the whole foot-to-ankle area burst into bright blue flames. For a moment my own foot unbelievably, the least graceful, ugliest part of my body existed in blinding beauty.” – Cat’s Cradle

“You can poison yourself with all that malarkey about never changing anything, never taking risks.” – Cat’s Cradle

“But philosophers are interesting only before they have grown old and made up their minds.” – Cat’s Cradle

“The day the world ends, no one else will be laughing.” – Cat’s Cradle

“The game is love. Only those who give themselves completely to love know its existence.” – Cat’s Cradle

“We’re all sick. The problem isn’t finding out where we’ve gone wrong; it’s getting up and doing anything about it.” – Cat’s Cradle

“Maturity, I discovered, had everything to do with how little one cared about who one attracted or was attracted to by appearances or status.” – Cat’s Cradle

“All Nietzsche has taught me is that hope is frightening.” – Cat’s Cradle