Boris Pasternak

Boris Pasternak

One of the best poets of the XX century
It's only in bad novels that people are divided into two camps and have nothing to do with each other. In real life everything gets mixed up! Don't you think you'd have to be a hopeless nonentity to play only one role all your life, to have only one place in society, always to stand for the same thing?--Ah, there you are!" - Larissa Fyodorovna in Doctor Zhivago.More Boris Pasternak quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't be upset. Don't listen to me. I only meant that I am jealous of a dark, unconscious element, something irrational, unfathomable. I am jealous of your toilet articles, of the drops of sweat on your skin, of the germs in the air you breathe which could get into your blood and poison you. And I am jealous of Komarovsky, as if he were an infectious disease. Someday he will take you away, just as certainly as death will someday separate us. I know this must seem obscure and confused, but I can't say it more clearly. IMore Boris Pasternak quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He comes as a guest to the feast of existence, and knows that what matters is not how much he inherits but how he behaves at the feast, and what people remember and love him for.More Boris Pasternak quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You fall into my arms. You are the good gift of destruction's path, When life sickens more than disease And boldness is the root of beauty - Which draws us together.More Boris Pasternak quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You fall into my arms. / You are the good gift of destruction’s path, / When life sickens more than disease / And boldness is the root of beauty— / Which draws us together.More Boris Pasternak quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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