William Burroughs

1857 - 1898

A Quote by William Seward Burroughs

A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on.

William Burroughs (1857 - 1898)

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A Quote by William Seward Burroughs on good and quality

You can't fake quality any more than you can fake a good meal.

William Burroughs (1857 - 1898)

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A Quote by William Seward Burroughs on improvement

Junk is the ultimate merchandise. The junk merchant does not sell his product to the consumer, he sells the consumer to the product. He does not improve and simplify his merchandise, he degrades and simplifies the client.

William Burroughs (1857 - 1898)

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A Quote by William Seward Burroughs on cheating

So cheat your landlord if you can and must, but do not try to shortchange the Muse. It cannot be done.

William Burroughs (1857 - 1898)

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A Quote by William Seward Burroughs on intelligence, meaning, and war

Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left. If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination

William Burroughs (1857 - 1898)

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