Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

American writer of Russian origin
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, exhibit number one is what the seraphs, the misinformed, simple, noble-winged seraphs, envied. Look at this tangle of thorns.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The commentator may be excused for repeating what he has stressed in his own books and lectures, namely that "offensive" is frequently but a synonym for "unusual;" and a great work of art is of course always original, and thus by its very nature should come more or less as a shocking surprise.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I grew, a happy, healthy child in a bright world of illustrated books, clean sand, orange trees, friendly dogs, sea vistas and smiling faces.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Burn pedants in pale fire. Accept no fashions. Be your own fashion. Do not rely on earlier triumphs. Be new at each appearance.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Most of the dandelions had changed from suns into moons.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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