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Joseph Heller

Date de naissance: 1. mai 1923
Date de décès: 12. décembre 1999

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Joseph Heller, né à Brooklyn le 1er mai 1923 et mort à East Hampton le 12 décembre 1999, est un auteur américain mondialement connu pour ses écrits satiriques concernant la Seconde Guerre mondiale notamment Catch 22.

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Citations Joseph Heller

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

—  Joseph Heller, Catch-22
Context: Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them. With Major Major it had been all three.

„There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified that a concern for one's safety in the face of dangers that were real and immediate was the process of a rational mind.“

—  Joseph Heller
Context: There was only one catch and that was Catch-22, which specified that a concern for one's safety in the face of dangers that were real and immediate 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. Orr would be crazy to fly more missions and sane if he didn't, but if he was sane he had to fly them. If he flew them he was crazy and didn't have to; but if he didn't want to he was sane and had to. Yossarian was moved very deeply by the absolute simplicity of this clause of Catch-22 and let out a respectful whistle. "That's some catch, that Catch-22," he observed. "It's the best there is," Doc Daneeka agreed.

„In three days no one could stand him.“

—  Joseph Heller
Context: The Texan turned out to be good-natured, generous and likeable. In three days no one could stand him.

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