Buchzitate von Anthony Burgess

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

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

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When we pray we admit defeat.

BetenAnthony Burgess in The Wanting Seed
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If you expect the worst from a person you can never be disappointed.

Anthony Burgess in The Wanting Seed
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We're a government that believes in everybody having the illusion of free will.

RegierungenAnthony Burgess in The Wanting Seed
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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.

KunstAnthony Burgess
 
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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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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.

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

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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.

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

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