Nina Berberova

Nina Berberova

Russian writer, literary critic
Paris is not a city, it is the image, the symbol of France, its today and yesterday, the reflection of its history, its geography and its hidden essence.More Nina Berberova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think that an anthill is better than a nest ... that in the anthill among a hundred thousand or a million you are freer than in a nest, where all sit around and look at one another, waiting until scientists finally discover ways to make us mind readers. ... the psychology of the nest is loathsome to me, and I always sympathize with one who flees his nest, even if he flees into an anthill, where it may be crowded but one can find solitude - that most natural, most worthy state of man, that precious and intense state oMore Nina Berberova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Pearls ... have a way of dying when separated from their owner.More Nina Berberova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
How surprisingly alive false ideas are! They even have their own evolution. At first they are highfalutin' 'truths,' then humdrum 'laws,' and finally superstitions.More Nina Berberova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Doesn't the theory of relativity concern literature too? In our world there is no longer any room for the privileged observer, as there is none for the observer of the universe - we are all within.More Nina Berberova quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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