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Anthony Burgess

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Is it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him?

— Anthony Burgess


When a man cannot chose, he ceases to be a man.

— Anthony Burgess

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To be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world.

— Anthony Burgess

#privacy #solitude #solitude

Goodness is something chosen. When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man.

— Anthony Burgess

#good-and-evil #freedom

It's funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you watch them on a screen.

— Anthony Burgess

#movies #real #reality #funny

Language exists less to record the actual than to liberate the imagination.

— Anthony Burgess

#j-g-ballard #literature #science-fiction #writing #imagination

laws and conditions appropriate to a mechanical creation, against this I raise my sword-pen.

— Anthony Burgess


Life's only choosing when to die. Life's a big postponement because the choice is so difficult. It's a tremendous relief not to have to choose.

— Anthony Burgess

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In a story you had to find a reason, but real life gets on very well without even Freudian motivations.

— Anthony Burgess

#motivation #reason #life

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— Anthony Burgess


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In early 1958 The Enemy in the Blanket appeared and at once provoked a libel suit. Though completed in 1958 the work was not publiAnthony Burgessd until 1961 for what it was worth it was made a choice of the book society. The novel which drew on Edgar I.

From relatively modest beginnings in a Manchester Catholic family in the North of England he eventually became one of the best known English literary figures of the latter half of the twentieth century. Although Burgess was predominantly a comic writer the dystopian satire A Clockwork Orange remains his best known novel. He composed over 250 musical works including a first symphony around age 18 wrote a number of libretti and translated among other works Cyrano de Bergerac Oedipus the King and Carmen.

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