William S. Burroughs Quotes (129 quotes)
From the chapter entitled Benway, p. 31 - Naked Lunch (1959)
“After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. I sure as hell wouldn't want to live in a society where the only people allowed guns are the police and the military.”
―William S. Burroughs
Grand Street, no. 37 & The War Universe (1992)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsWilliam S. Burroughs
Born: February 5, 1914
Died: August 2, 1997 (aged 83)
Occupation: Writer, author
Bio: William Seward Burroughs II was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist and spoken word performer. A primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author, he is considered to be one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the 20th century.