Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

American writer of Russian origin
Maybe the only thing that hints at a sense of Time is rhythm; not the recurrent beats of the rhythm but the gap between two such beats, the gray gap between black beats: the Tender Interval.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Life is a great surprise. I don't see why death should not be an even
greater one.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All at once we were madly, clumsily, shamelessly, agonizingly in love with each other; hopelessly, I should add, because that frenzy of mutual possession might have been assuaged only by our actually imbibing and assimilating every particle of each other's soul and flesh; but there we were, unable even to mate as slum children would have so easily found an opportunity to do so.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Use unlikely materials. Who would choose Pnin as hero, but how did we live before Pnin?More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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