Anthony Burgess Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Anthony Burgess quotes, Anthony Burgess sayings, and Anthony Burgess proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Laugh and the world laughs with you; snore, and you sleep alone! Anthony Burgess
Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets. Anthony Burgess
Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community. Anthony Burgess
Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through. Anthony Burgess
Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community Anthony Burgess
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.  Anthony Burgess
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. Anthony Burgess
To be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world. Anthony Burgess
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. Anthony Burgess
There is a satisfactory boniness about grammar which the flesh of sheer vocabulary requires before it can become a vertebrate and walk the earth. Anthony Burgess
To be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world. Anthony Burgess
Languages never stand still. Modern spelling crystallises lost pronunciations: the visual never quite catches up with the aural. Anthony Burgess
Bath twice a day to be really clean, once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace. Anthony Burgess
Translation is not a matter of words only: it is a matter of making intelligible a whole culture. Anthony Burgess
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. Anthony Burgess
Bath twice a day to be really clean, once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace. Anthony Burgess
If you believe in an unseen Christ, you will believe in the unseen Christlike potential of others. Anthony Burgess
Every dogma has its day. Anthony Burgess
Colonialism. The enforced spread of the rule of reason. But who is going to spread it among the colonizers? Anthony Burgess
The dance called tha Sardana, young men and women in a circle holding hands high, prancing with sedate vigor to music with a panpipe flavour. Anthony Burgess
And, my brothers, it was real satisfaction to me to waltz-left two three, right two three-and carve left cheeky and right cheeky, so that like two curtains of blood seemed to pour out at the same time, one on either side of his fat filthy oily snout in the winter starlight. Anthony Burgess
In a dead white field an untethered goat gave them sardonic greeting. Anthony Burgess
When we pray we admit defeat. Anthony Burgess
When we pray we admit defeat. Anthony Burgess
Life is, of course, terrible. Anthony Burgess
Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone. Anthony Burgess
We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation. Anthony Burgess