Burroughs

Burroughs may refer to:

  • Burroughs (surname), people and fictional characters
  • The Burroughs, a district of London
  • Burroughs (crater), on Mars
  • 21811 Burroughs, an asteroid
  • Burroughs School (Conway, South Carolina), on the National Register of Historic Places
  • Burroughs Corporation, a maker of adding machines and computers
  • Borroughs (film), a documentary about William S. Burroughs

Famous quotes containing the word burroughs:

    Now what sort of man or woman or monster would stroke a centipede I have ever seen? “And here is my good big centipede!” If such a man exists, I say kill him without more ado. He is a traitor to the human race.
    —William Burroughs (b. 1914)

    I think that Richard Nixon will go down in history as a true folk hero, who struck a vital blow to the whole diseased concept of the revered image and gave the American virtue of irreverence and skepticism back to the people.
    —William Burroughs (b. 1914)

    Desperation is the raw material of drastic change. Only those who can leave behind everything they have ever believed in can hope to escape.
    —William Burroughs (b. 1914)