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A Clockwork Orange (dt. Uhrwerk Orange) ist ein dystopischer Roman des britischen Autors Anthony Burgess, der im Jahr 1962 veröffentlicht wurde.

Buchzitate 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.

Anthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange
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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.

Anthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange
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It's funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you watch them on a screen.

Anthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange
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It is as inhuman to be totally good as it is to be totally evil.

Anthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange
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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 & EthikAnthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange
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When a man cannot choose, he ceases to be a man.

EntscheidungenAnthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange
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We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it.

Anthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange
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Is it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him?

Anthony Burgess in A Clockwork Orange
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