"Your knowledge of what is going on can only be superficial and relative."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."William S. Burroughs on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."William S. Burroughs on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."William S. Burroughs on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."William S. Burroughs on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."William S. Burroughs on William Shakespeare
"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 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 aim of education is the knowledge, not of facts, but of values."