Anthony Burgess

1917 - 1994

A Quote by Anthony Burgess on life

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Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through.

Anthony Burgess (1917 - 1994)

Source: On Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, London Times, 10 April 86

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A Quote by Anthony Burgess on money and needs

We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.

Anthony Burgess (1917 - 1994)

Source: Face, London, December 1984.

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A Quote by Anthony Burgess on intelligence

A novelist should not be too intelligent either, although . . . he may be permitted to be an intellectual.

Anthony Burgess (1917 - 1994)

Source: You've Had Your Time, ch. 2, 1990.

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A Quote by Anthony Burgess on nature, novelty, people, and world

Novelists are perhaps the last people in the world to be entrusted with opinions. The nature of a novel is that it has no opinions, only the dialectic of contrary views, some of which, all of which, may be untenable and even silly.

Anthony Burgess (1917 - 1994)

Source: You've Had Your Time, ch. 2, 1990.

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A Quote by Anthony Burgess on art and danger

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Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it.

Anthony Burgess (1917 - 1994)

Source: Face, London, December 1984.

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