William s. burroughs Quotes

"There isn't a feeling you can ...

"There isn't a feeling you can get on drugs that you can't get without drugs." - William S. Burroughs
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"Your mind will answer most questi...

"Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer." - William S. Burroughs
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β€œWhen you stop grow...

β€œWhen you stop growing you start dying.” β€” William S. Burroughs
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"I don't care if people hate my guts; I assume most of...

"I don't care if people hate my guts; I assume most of them do. The important question is whether they are in a position to do anything about it." - William S. Burroughs
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"Paranoia is just hav...

"Paranoia is just having the right information." --William S. Burroughs
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"When you cut into the ...

"When you cut into the present the future leaks out." - William S. Burroughs
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"There is nothing more provo...

"There is nothing more provocative than minding your own business." - William S. Burroughs
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"There are no innocent bystanders...

"There are no innocent bystanders ... what are they doing there in the first place?" - William S. Burroughs
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"You must learn to exist with no religion...

"You must learn to exist with no religion, no country, no allies. You must learn to live alone in silence." - William S. Burroughs
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β€œThe creatures of all your dreams and nightm...

β€œThe creatures of all your dreams and nightmares are right here, right now, solid as they ever were or ever will be” -William S. Burroughs
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"A paranoid is someone who...

"A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on." β€” William S. Burroughs
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"I think that Richard Nixon will go down in history as a true folk hero, who str...

"I think that Richard Nixon will go down in history as a true folk hero, who struck a vital blow to the whole diseased concept of the revered image and gave the American virtue of irreverence and skepticism back to the people." William S. Burroughs
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β€œAfter a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the peop...

β€œAfter a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.” - William S. Burroughs
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"The cat does not offer ...

"The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself." William S. Burroughs
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β€œYour mind will answer most quest...

β€œYour mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.” -William S. Burroughs
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There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involv...

There is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve. – William S. Burroughs
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The aim of education is the ...

The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values. ~ William S. Burroughs
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β€œIn the U.S., you have to...

β€œIn the U.S., you have to be a deviant or die of boredom.” ― William S. Burroughs
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β€œThere is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involv...

β€œThere is no intensity of love or feeling that does not involve the risk of crippling hurt. It is a duty to take this risk, to love and feel without defense or reserve.” - William S. Burroughs
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β€œAfter one look at this planet any vis...

β€œAfter one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say 'I want to see the manager.” ― William S. Burroughs
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"A functioning polic...

"A functioning police state needs no police." ~ William S. Burroughs
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When a man gets too straig...

When a man gets too straight, he's nothing but a goddamn prick - William S. Burroughs
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"Sometimes paranoia's ...

"Sometimes paranoia's just having all the facts." - William S. Burroughs
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Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can...

Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has. - William S. Burroughs
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