443 quotes from william s. Nobler i thought to die a man than live on a sex monster.
Those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.
Love william burroughs quotes. You don t buy love for nothing. There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. Burroughs was a primary figure of the beat generation and a major postmodernist author whose influence is considered to have affected a range of popular culture as well as literature.
Burroughs the only possible ethic is to do what one wants to do. Happiness is a byproduct of function purpose and conflict. Burroughs february 5 1914 august 2 1997 a writer whose exceptional genius was undergirded by the lifelong darkness of addiction and personal tragedy reached for the light of love at the end of his days.
It was a wise old queen bobo we called her who taught me that i had a duty to live and bear my burden proudly for all to see to conquer prejudice and ignorance and hate with knowledge and sincerity and love william s. The cat offers itself. Five books have been published.
One morning you wake up sick and you re an addict. Read more quotes from william s. The purpose of technology is not to confuse the brain but to serve the body.
You were not there for the beginning. Your knowledge of what is going on can only be superficial and relative. Burroughs the cat does not offer services.
William seward burroughs ii was an american writer and visual artist. Burroughs wrote eighteen novels and novellas six collections of short stories and four collections of essays. Naked lunch quotes showing 1 30 of 84.
Most natural painkiller what there is. If you have never been addicted you can have no clear idea what it means to need junk with the addict s special need. Burroughs there couldn t be a society of people who didn t dream.
They d be dead in two weeks. In a diary entry from march of 1997 found in last words. A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what s going on.
Of course he wants care and shelter. Burroughs he is a boy sleeping against the mosque wall ejaculates wet dreaming into a thousand cunts pink and smooth as sea shells. You will not be there for the end.
Burroughs public library which also gave us burroughs on creativity. You don t decide to be an addict. The final journals of william s.
Tell allen i plead guilty to vampirism and other crimes against life. It is a duty to take this risk to love and feel without defense or reserve and nobody owns life but anyone who can pick up a frying pan owns death.