Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

American writer of Russian origin
We had been everywhere. We had really seen nothing. And I catch myself thinking today that our long journey had only defiled with a sinuous trail of slime the lovely, trustful, dreamy, enormous country that by then, in retrospect, was no more to us than a collection of dog-eared maps, ruined tour books, old tires, and her sobs in the night — every night, every night — the moment I feigned sleep.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Freudism and all it has tainted with its grotesque implications and methods, appear to me to be one of the vilest deceits practiced by people on themselves and on others. I reject it utterly, along with a few other medieval items still adored by the ignorant, the conventional, or the very sick.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All my stories are webs of style and none seems at first blush to contain much kinetic matter. For me style is matter.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Even while writing his book, he had become painfully aware how little he knew his own planet while attempting to piece together another one from jagged bits filched from deranged brains.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Chess problems demand from the composer the same virtues that characterize all worthwhile art: originality, invention, conciseness, harmony, complexity, and splendid insincerityMore Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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