There was no telling what people might find out once they felt free to ask whatever questions they wanted to.
"Joseph Heller" was an American satirical novelist, short story writer, and playwright. The title of one of his works, Catch-22, entered the English lexicon to refer to a vicious circle wherein an absurd, no-win choice, particularly in situations in which the desired outcome of the choice is an impossibility, and regardless of choice, a same negative outcome is a certainty. Although he is remembered primarily for Catch-22, his other works center on the lives of various members of the middle class and remain examples of modern satire.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous novelists! More Joseph Heller on Wikipedia.
When I grow up I want to be a little boy.
Live forever or die in the attempt.
I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long.
There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified that a concern for one's own safety in the face of dangers that were real and immediate was the process of a rational mind.
Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure.
I intend to live forever or die trying.
It is neither necessary or possible to educate someone who never questions anything.
Rise above principal and do what's right.
Some people are born mediocre, some people achieve mediocrity, and some people have mediocrity thrust upon them.
The enemy is anybody who's going to get you killed, no matter which side he's on.
He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt.
So convincing were those dreams of being awake that he woke from them in a state of complete exhaustion, and had to go straight back to sleep again.
When I read something saying I've not done anything as good as "Catch-22" I'm tempted to reply, "Who has?"
Procastination is the thief of time.