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Letter "W" » William S. Burroughs Quotes
«I don?t care if people hate my guts; I assume most of them do. The important question is whether they are in a position to do anything about it.»
«In the magical universe there are no coincidences and there are no accidents. Nothing happens unless someone wills it to happen.»
«(1) Never give anything away for nothing. (2) Never give more than you have to give (always catch the buyer hungry and always make him wait). (3) Always take everything back if you possibly can.»
«Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.»
«Every man has inside himself a parasitic being who is acting not at all to his advantage.»
«Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.»
«Perhaps all pleasure is only relief.»
«In homosexual sex you know exactly what the other person is feeling, so you are identifying with the other person completely. In heterosexual sex you have no idea what the other person is feeling.»
«A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what's going on.»
«Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.»