Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

American writer of Russian origin
My loathings are simple. stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. My pleasures are the most intense known to man: writing and butterfly hunting.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Because you took advantage of my disadvantage.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]
I am not, and never was, and never could have been, a brutal scoundrel.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Pnin slowly walked under solemn pines. The sky was dying. He did not believe in an autocratic God. He did believe, dimly, in a democracy of ghosts. The souls of the dead, perhaps, formed committees, and these, in continuous session, attended the destinies of the quick.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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