Buchzitate von Anthony Burgess

John Anthony Burgess Wilson, besser bekannt unter seinem Künstlernamen Anthony Burgess, war ein britischer Schriftsteller und Komponist.

Buchzitate von Anthony Burgess
Zitat von Anthony Burgess

Kolonialismus - die gewaltsame Verbreitung der Vernunft. Aber wer verbreitet sie unter denen, die kolonisieren?

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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus The Wanting Seed

When we pray we admit defeat.

Beten
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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus The Wanting Seed

If you expect the worst from a person you can never be disappointed.

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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus The Wanting Seed

We're a government that believes in everybody having the illusion of free will.

Regierung
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Zitat von Anthony Burgess

Jedes Korn Erfahrung ist Nahrung für die gierig wachsende Seele eines Künstlers.

Every grain of experience is food for the greedy growing soul of the artist.

Kunst
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Zitat von Anthony Burgess

Lache, und die Welt wird mit dir lachen. Schnarche, und du wirst alleine schlafen.

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus A Clockwork Orange

A perverse nature can be stimulated by anything. Any book can be used as a pornographic instrument, even a great work of literature if the mind that so uses it is off-balance. I once found a small boy masturbating in the presence of the Victorian steel-engraving in a family Bible.

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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus A Clockwork Orange

If he can only perform good or only perform evil, then he is a clockwork orange - meaning that he has the appearance of an organism lovely with colour and juice but is in fact only a clockwork toy to be wound up by God or the Devil.

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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus A Clockwork Orange

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

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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus A Clockwork Orange

It is as inhuman to be totally good as it is to be totally evil.

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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus A Clockwork Orange

The important thing is moral choice. Evil has to exist along with good, in order that moral choice may operate. Life is sustained by the grinding opposition of moral entities.

Entscheidungen, Moral
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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus A Clockwork Orange

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

Entscheidungen
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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus A Clockwork Orange

We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it.

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Buchzitat von Anthony Burgess aus A Clockwork Orange

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

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