A wise man, was Mr Vonnegut.
“We went to the New York World’s Fair, saw what the past had been like, according to the Ford Motor Car Company and Walt Disney, saw what the future would be like, according to General Motors. And I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.”
“He is in a constant state of stage fright, he says, because he never knows what part of his life he is going to have to act in next.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse 5