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Vladimir Nabokov Work

Vladimir Nabokov | work

A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.

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Vladimir Nabokov war

Vladimir Nabokov | war

It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail.

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Time Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov | time

I confess, I do not believe in time.

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teacher Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov | teacher

Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something that neither their teacher nor they know.

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society Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov | society

A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.

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power Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov | power

To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.

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poetry Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov | poetry

Poetry involves the mysteries of the irrational perceived through rational words.

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Nature Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov | nature

It is hard, I submit, to loathe bloodshed, including war, more than I do, but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail.

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music Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov | music

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.

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Life Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov | life

Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one.

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