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William S. Burroughs
1914 - 1997

Novelist and essayist, contemporary of other "beat" writers such as Allan Ginsburg and Jack Kerouac, author of The Naked Lunch (1959) and other works


Most of the trouble in this world has been caused by folks who can't mind their own business, because they have no business of their own to mind...

1985 - from "My Own Business", published in The Adding Machine