Quote of the Fortnight: Kurt Vonnegut’s “The Sirens of Titan”


This week’s quote of the fortnight comes from Kurt Vonnegut’s novel, “The Sirens of Titan.” The book centers around Malachi Constant, a millionaire playboy who has been told that one day he will meet sirens on Titan, a moon of Saturn. Tragic, satirical, fatalistic sci-fi ensues.

“. . . but the Universe is an awfully big place. There is room enough for an awful lot of people to be right about things and still not agree.”

Kurt Vonnegut, The Sirens of Titan

Quote retrieved from Goodreads. Cover image is from Wikipedia, first edition.

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