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Joseph Heller Quotes

(1923), American Author

Like Olympic medals and tennis trophies, all they signified was that the owner had done something of no benefit to anyone more capably than everyone else.

Category: Awards

I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long.

Category: Dreams

He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.

Category: Failure

He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt.

Category: Immortality

Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them.

Category: Mediocrity

Frankly, I'd like to see the government get out of war altogether and leave the whole field to private industry.

Category: War