"Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Anthony Burgess on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Anthony Burgess on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Anthony Burgess on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Anthony Burgess on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Anthony Burgess on Marilyn Monroe
"Women thrive on novelty and are easy meat for the commerce of fashion. Men prefer old pipes and torn jackets."
"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."