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Joseph Heller
(1923-1999) born on
May 01
US novelist. He is best known for his comic satirical American masterpiece, "Catch-22," 1961.
         
   
F
I think in every country that there is at least one executive who is scared of going crazy.

R
I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long.
A
[Catch22] specified that a concern for one's safety . . . was the process of a rational mind. Orr was crazy and could be grounded. All he had to do was ask, and as soon as he did, he would no longer be crazy and would have to fly more missions.
N
Hungry Joe collected lists of fatal diseases and arranged them in alphabetical order so that he could put his finger without delay on any one he wanted to worry about.
K
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.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Something Happened," Knopf 74
R: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
A: Catch22
N: Catch-22," Ch. 17
K: Yossarian, in Catch-22, ch. 8 (1961), on his view of pennants given as prizes in parades.
   


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