Burgess may refer to:

  • Burgess (title), a political official or representative
  • Burgess (surname), an English family name
  • Burgess Company, an American airplane manufacturer
  • Burgess GAA, an athletic club in Ireland

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Famous quotes containing the word burgess:

    We are supposed to be the children of Seth; but Seth is too much of an effete nonentity to deserve ancestral regard. No, we are the sons of Cain, and with violence can be associated the attacks on sound, stone, wood and metal that produced civilisation.
    —Anthony Burgess (b. 1917)

    Violence among young people ... is an aspect of their desire to create. They don’t know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy.
    —Anthony Burgess (b. 1917)

    The trouble began with Forster. After him it was considered ungentlemanly to write more than five or six novels.
    —Anthony Burgess (b. 1917)