quote by Anthony Burgess

Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.

— Anthony Burgess

Glamorous Snore quotations

Learning sleeps and snores in libraries, but wisdom is everywhere, wide awake, on tiptoe.

It don't care whether I'm good enough.

It don't care whether I snore or not. It don't care which God I pray to. There are only three things with that kind of unconditional acceptance: Dogs, donuts, and money.

We continue to make more money when snoring than when active.

To his amazement, he could already hear Henry snoring in the backseat.

That guy could fall asleep on a car trip to the mailbox.


The Tuesday scowls, the Wednesday growls, the Thursday curses, the Friday howls, the Saturday snores, the Sunday yawns, the Monday morns, the Monday morns. The whacks, the moans, the cracks, the groans, the welts, the squeaks, the belts, the shrieks, the pricks, the prayers, the kicks, the tears, the skelps, and the yelps.

My wife says I'm making a noise like a stranded whale. I think I have a major snoring problem.

A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.

Why level downward to our dullest perception always, and praise that as common sense? The commonest sense is the sense of men asleep, which they express by snoring.

Snoring keeps the monsters away.


The nurse sleeps sweetly, hired to watch the sick, / whom, snoring, she disturbs.

Privacy is something I have come to respect.

I think when I was younger I wanted to tell everybody everything, because I thought I was so damn interesting. Then I heard the snoring.

Women opened the windows of my eyes and the doors of my spirit.

Had it not been for the woman-mother, the woman-sister, and the woman-friend, I would have been sleeping among those who seek the tranquility of the world with their snoring.

There ain't no way to find out why a snorer can't hear himself snore.

I thank you for not snoring.


And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.

Weariness can snore upon the flint when resting sloth finds the down pillow hard.

After a few mouthfuls of moon-flavored air, even the stubbornly drowsy can find themselves wide-eyed.. All the normal noises of life were gone, leaving behind the secretive sounds, the shy sounds, the whispers and conversations of moss disputing with grass over some soft piece of earth, or the hummingbird snoring.

You're not going to find a man whose socks don't get dirty or who doesn't snore.

They say I killed six or seven men for snoring.

Well, it ain't true. I only killed one man for snoring.


PLATITUDE, n. The fundamental element and special glory of popular literature. A thought that snores in words that smoke. All that is mortal of a departed truth. A jelly-fish withering on the shore of the sea of thought. A desiccated epigram.

I may or may not have almost body slammed one of my bandmates for snoring.

I missed Rosaleen's snoring the way you'd miss the sound of the ocean waves after you've gotten used to sleeping with them. I didn't realize how it had comforted me. Quiteness has a strange, spongy hum that can nearly break your eardrums.

Now its raining its pouring the old man is snoring now I lay me down to sleep I hear the sirens in the street all my dreams are made of chrome I have no way to get back home I’d rather die before I wake like Marilyn Monroe and throw my dreams out in the street and the rain make ‘em grow

A husband is a man who two minutes after his head touches the pillow is snoring like an overloaded omnibus.


Business men who are busy the whole day and immediately go to bed after supper, snoring like cows, are not likely to contribute anything to culture.

Men have higher body temperatures than women.

If your heating goes out in winter, I recommend sleeping next to a man. Men are like portable heaters that snore.

When I have run out of words to copy, I look out the window at this strange place called India. Inside the train, the people around me are snoring. I don't understand how they can close their eyes when there is so much to see.

[Newlyweds,] these optimistic young bastards, promise to honor and cherish each other through hot flashes and mid-life crises and a cumulative 50-pound weight gain, until that far-off day when one of them is finally able to rest in peace. You know, because they can't hear the snoring anymore.

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.

To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up.


My specialties are corpses, unconscious people and people snoring in spectacular epics.

The pigs stuck out their little feet and snored.

Sometimes I snore, like when I get really tired.

You live through the play at 8 o'clock, straight through, and nobody can call "Cut!" But also with the stage you're getting instant reactions. You hear people snoring in the audience, and bored to tears, or sometimes you hear the laughter, and you can hear them listening.

I snore. Just ask the others!

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