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A Confederacy of Dunces: quotes (19)

He noticed with interest that the old woman was beginning to nod at her desk. Working conditions looked wonderful. “I have a valve which is subject to vicissitudes which may force me to lie abed on certain days. Several more attractive organizations are currently vying for my services. I must consider them first.” “Mrs. Levy…

A Confederacy of Dunces: quotes (17)

“Clean, hard-working, dependable, quiet type.” Good God! What kind of monster is this that they want. I am afraid that I could never work for a concern with a worldview like that.” 30% discount code available here a confederacy of duncesJohn Kennedy Toolenew orleansphilosophy and literature

A Confederacy of Dunces: quotes (15)

I may have some valuable insights which may benefit my employer. Perhaps the experience can give my writing a new dimension. Being actively engaged in the system which I criticize will be an interesting irony in itself. 30% discount code available here a confederacy of duncesJohn Kennedy Toolenew orleansphilosophy and literature

A Confederacy of Dunces: quotes (14)

“You realize, of course, that this is all your fault. The progress of my work will be greatly delayed. I suggest that you go to your confessor and make some penance, Mother. Promise him that you will avoid the path of sin and drinking in the future. Tell him what the consequence of your moral…

A Confederacy of Dunces: quotes (13)

“I also told the students that, for the sake of humanity’s future, I hoped that they were all sterile. I could never have possibly read over the illiteracies and misconceptions burbling from the dark minds of these students. It will be the same wherever I work.” 30% discount code available here a confederacy of duncesJohn…

A Confederacy of Dunces: quotes (12)

” . . . Some poor white from Mississippi told the dean that I was a propagandist for the Pope, which was patently untrue. I do not support the current Pope. He does not at all fit my conception of a good, authoritarian Pope. Actually, I am quite opposed to the relativism of modern Catholicism…