William Seward Burroughs

William Seward Burroughs may refer to:

  • William Seward Burroughs I (1857–1898), inventor of adding machine
  • William S. Burroughs (1914–1997), author and grandson of the above
  • William S. Burroughs, Jr. (1947–1981), author and son of the above

Famous quotes containing the words burroughs and/or william:

    Intelligence and war are games, perhaps the only meaningful games left. If any player becomes too proficient, the game is threatened with termination.
    —William Burroughs (b. 1914)

    This particularly rapid, unintelligible patter
    Isn’t generally heard, and if it is it doesn’t matter!
    —Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)