"The way to kill a man or a nation is to cut off his dreams, the way the whites are taking care of the Indians: killing their dreams, their magic, their familiar spirits."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."William S. Burroughs on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."William S. Burroughs on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."William S. Burroughs on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."William S. Burroughs on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."William S. Burroughs on James Dean
"Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind, any more than a smallpox virus has."
"Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape."
"Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact."
"The aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values."
"Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war."