"Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room."
"When the power of love overcomes the love of power the world will know peace."Anthony Burgess on Jimi Hendrix
"An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind."Anthony Burgess on Mahatma Gandhi
"If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other."Anthony Burgess on Mother Teresa
"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."Anthony Burgess on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one."Anthony Burgess on John Lennon
"Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone."
"Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets."