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William S. Burroughs
(1914-1997) born on
Feb 05
US writer. He was a chief spokesman for the "beat movement," 1950s; wrote "Naked Lunch," 1959.
         
   
F
After one look at this planet any visitor from outer space would say "I want to see the manager."

R
America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers.
A
Anything that can be done chemically can be done by other means.
N
America is not a young land: it is old and dirty and evil before the settlers, before the Indians. The evil is there waiting.
K
Humility is indeed beatness, a compulsory virtue that no one exhibits unless he has to.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Adding Machine, "Women: A Biological Mistake?" (1985).
R: The Job: Interviews with Daniel Odier, "Prisoners of the Earth Come Out" (1969).
A: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
N: The Naked Lunch (1959; repr. 1990, p. 24).
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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