Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

American writer of Russian origin
...that swimming, sloping, elusive something about the dark-bluish tint of the iris which seemed still to retain the shadows it had absorbed of ancient, fabulous forests where there were more birds than tigers and more fruit than thorns, and where, in some dappled depth, man's mind had been born...More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Loneliness as a situation can be corrected, but as a state of mind it is an incurable illness.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The more gifted and talkative one's characters are, the greater the chances of their resembling the author in tone or tint of mind.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
My principal failing as a writer is the lack of spontaneity; the nuisance of parallel thoughts, second thoughts, third thoughts; inability to express myself properly in any language unless I compose every damned sentence in my bath, in my mind, at my desk.More Vladimir Nabokov quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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