Anthony Burgess Quotes

Anthony Burgess Quotes

Life is not all good and smooth to some people. Anthony Burgess, the renowned writer and composer from 20th century had conveyed similar kind of thoughts in his quotes. His early life was troublesome but he eventually created a great future for himself. His quotes take inspiration from his own life and living. In his quotes he said that we have to carry on with life however dark it is. He wrote mostly as a comic writer but then his dystopian satire A Clockwork Orange is considered as his best novel. In 1971, a highly controversial film named Stanley Kubrick had been made based on this novel. He had written several novels out of which Earthly Powers is regarded as his greatest novel by the critics.


Life is a wretched
"Life is a wretched gray Saturday, but it has to be lived through "

Some people broke up by life’s hardships. They don’t know how to cope up with it while others fight back and rise in life. The choice is with you to give up or to try harder. Some people after failure try even harder and achieve their goals. Anthony Burgess wants to say in his quotes that life may sometimes seem difficult and not colorful but we have to carry on with it smiling.

Anthony Burgess also wrote screenplays and worked as a literary critic. His worked on The Observer and The Guardian as literary critic was quite good. He was a composer too who had composed more than 250 musical works. He considered himself more of composer than writing though his writing work gave him more success.