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