Joseph Heller is primarily known for his anti-war satirical masterpiece, “Catch-22”, which, however, was enough to leave its mark on a whole era.
Anything worth dying for is certainly worth living for.
Quote by Joseph Heller
The enemy is anybody who’s going to get you killed, no matter which side he is on.
It doesn’t make a damned bit of difference who wins the war to someone who’s dead.
[They] agreed that it was neither possible nor necessary to educate people who never questioned anything.
Insanity is contagious.
You know, that might be the answer – to act boastfully about something we ought to be ashamed of. That’s a trick that never seems to fail.
“What do you do when it rains?”
The captain answered frankly. “I get wet.”
Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.
He knew everything there was to know about literature, except how to enjoy it.
He was going to live forever, or die in the attempt.
Of course you’re dying. We’re all dying. Where the devil else do you think you’re heading?
Well, he died. You don’t get any older than that.
When I look up, I see people cashing in. I don’t see heaven or saints or angels. I see people cashing in on every decent impulse and every human tragedy.
He was a self-made man who owed his lack of success to nobody.