Blockbusting fiction is bought as furniture. Unread, it maintains its value. Read, it looks like money wasted. Cunningly, Americans know that books contain a person, and they want the person, not the book.
Anthony Burgess (1917 - 1994)
Source: You've Had Your Time, ch. 2, 1990.
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Death comes along like a gas bill one can't pay.
Source: Rand Lindsly's HUGE Quotations File, a collection of quotations from the Internet.
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.
Source: Inside Mr. Enderby, 1963.
Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through.
Source: On Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, London Times, 10 April 86
Art is dangerous. It is one of the attractions: when it ceases to be dangerous you don't want it.
Source: Face, London, December 1984.
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