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:

    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)

    No atomic physicist has to worry, people will always want to kill other people on a mass scale. Sure, he’s got the fridge full of sausages and spring water.
    —William Burroughs (b. 1914)

    In my writing I am acting as a map maker, an explorer of psychic areas ... a cosmonaut of inner space, and I see no point in exploring areas that have already been thoroughly surveyed.
    —William Burroughs (b. 1914)