30+ Best A Clockwork Orange Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A Clockwork Orange is a 1971 dystopian crime film adapted, produced, and directed by Stanley Kubrick, based on Anthony Burgess’s 1962 novel of the same name. Profoundly inspirational A Clockwork Orange quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous A Clockwork Orange Quotes

I was cured, all right. Alex

Is it better for a man to have chosen evil than to have good imposed upon him? Anthony Burgess

I’ve taught you much, my little droogies. Alex

We can destroy what we have written, but we cannot unwrite it. Anthony Burgess

You know what you can do with that watch? Stick it up your ass! Alex

The important thing is moral choice. Evil has to exist along with good, in order that moral choice may operate. Life is sustained by the grinding opposition of moral entities. Anthony Burgess

I’m singing in the rain. Just singing in the rain. What a glorious feelin I’m happy again. Alex

Goodness is something chosen. When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man. Anthony Burgess

Yes, sir, and a very lonely place it is too, sir when I wake up in the middle of the night with my pain. Alex

I see what is right and approve, but I do what is wrong. Anthony Burgess

It’s funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you viddy them on the screen. Alex

Oh it was gorgeousness and gorgeosity made flesh. The trombones crunched redgold under my bed, and behind my gulliver the trumpets three wise silverflamed, and there by the door the timps rolling through my guts and out again crunched like candy thunder. Oh, it was wonder of wonders. And then, a bird of like rarest spun heavenmetal, or like silvery wine flowing in a spaceship, gravity all nonsense now, came the violin solo above all the other strings, and those strings were like a cage of silk round my bed. Then flute and oboe bored, like worms of like platinum, into the thick thick toffee gold and silver. I was in such bliss, my brothers. Anthony Burgess

It had been a wonderful evening and what I needed now, to give it the perfect ending, was a little of the Ludwig Van. Alex

Does God want goodness or the choice of goodness? Is a man who chooses to be bad perhaps in some way better than a man who has the good imposed upon him? Anthony Burgess

I jumped. O my brothers, and I fell hard but I did not snuff it, oh no. if I had snuffed it, I would not be here to tell what I have told. Alex

If he can only perform good or only perform evil, then he is a clockwork orange meaning that he has the appearance of an organism lovely with colour and juice but is in fact only a clockwork toy to be wound up by God or the Devil. Anthony Burgess

Appy polly loggies. I had something of a pain in the gulliver so I had to sleep. I was not awakened when I gave orders for wakening. Alex

It is as inhuman to be totally good as it is to be totally evil. Anthony Burgess

Now they knew who was master and leader. Sheep, though I, but a real leader always knows when like to give and show generous to his unders. Alex

This must be a real horrorshow film if you’re so keen on my viddying it. Anthony Burgess

It’ll be your own torture. I hope to God it’ll torture you to madness! Deltoid

A perverse nature can be stimulated by anything. Any book can be used as a pornographic instrument, even a great work of literature if the mind that so uses it is off balance. I once found a small boy masturbating in the presence of the Victorian steel engraving in a family Bible. Anthony Burgess

He ceases also to be a creature capable of moral choice! Prison Chaplain

Then, brothers, it came. Oh, bliss, bliss and heaven. I lay all nagoy to the ceiling, my gulliver on my rookers on the pillow, glazzies closed, rot open in bliss, slooshying the sluice of lovely sounds. Oh, it was gorgeousness and gorgeosity made flesh. Anthony Burgess

This vicious young hoodlum will be transformed out of all recognition. Minister

Great Music, it said, and Great Poetry would like quieten Modern Youth down and make Modern Youth more Civilized. Civilized my syphilised yarbles. Anthony Burgess

Choice! The boy has not a real choice, has he? Self interest, the fear of physical pain drove him to that grotesque act of self abasement. The insincerity was clear to be seen. He ceases to be a wrongdoer. Prison Chaplain

Where do I come into all of this? Am I just some animal or dog? And that started them off govoreeting real loud and throwing slovos at me. So I creeched louder still, creeching Am I just to be like a clockwork orange? Anthony Burgess