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Anthony Burgess

Fecha de nacimiento: 25. Febrero 1917
Fecha de muerte: 22. Noviembre 1993

John Anthony Burgess Wilson /ˈbɜːdʒəs/ fue un escritor y compositor inglés.


„Las cosas serán siempre peores, nunca mejores.
Qué nuevo mundo están preparándose ustedes.“
A Clockwork Orange

„Es tan inhumano ser totalmente bueno como totalmente malvado. Lo importante es la elección moral.“


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

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

„Is it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him?“ A Clockwork Orange

„We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it.“ A Clockwork Orange

„When a man cannot choose, he ceases to be a man.“ 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.“ A Clockwork Orange


„But what I do I do because I like to do.“ A Clockwork Orange

„To be left alone is the most precious thing one can ask of the modern world.“ Homage To Qwert Yuiop: Essays

„I see what is right and approve, but I do what is wrong.“ A Clockwork Orange

„Oh it was gorgeousness and gorgeosity made flesh. The trombones crunched redgold under my bed, and behind my gulliver the trumpets three-wise silverflamed, and there by the door the timps rolling through my guts and out again crunched like candy thunder. Oh, it was wonder of wonders. And then, a bird of like rarest spun heavenmetal, or like silvery wine flowing in a spaceship, gravity all nonsense now, came the violin solo above all the other strings, and those strings were like a cage of silk round my bed. Then flute and oboe bored, like worms of like platinum, into the thick thick toffee gold and silver. I was in such bliss, my brothers.“ A Clockwork Orange


„Goodness is something chosen. When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man.“ A Clockwork Orange

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

„What's it going to be then, eh?“ A Clockwork Orange

„Does God want goodness or the choice of goodness? Is a man who chooses to be bad perhaps in some way better than a man who has the good imposed upon him?“ A Clockwork Orange

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