Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

American writer of Russian origin
She had spent all her life in feeling miserable; this misery was her native element; its fluctuations, its varying depths, alone save her the impression of moving and living. What bothers me is that a sense of misery, and nothing else, is not enough to make a permanent soul. My enormous and morose Mademoiselle is all right on earth but impossible in eternity.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Stirless, I stand at the window, and in the black bowl of the sky glows like a golden drop of honey the mellow moonMore Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A good laugh is the best pesticide.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think it is all a matter of love: the more you love a memory, the stronger and stranger it is.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Down you go, but all the while you feel suspended and buoyed as you somersault in slow motion like a somnolent tumbler pigeon, and sprawl supine on the eiderdown of the air, or lazily turn to embrace your pillow, enjoying every last instant of soft, deep, death-padded life, with the earth's green see-saw now above, now below, and the voluptuous crucifixion, as you stretch yourself in the growing rush, in the nearing swish, and then your loved body's obliteration in the Lap of the Lord.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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