He who is conceived in a cage yearns for the cage.
I love sport because I love life, and sport is one of the basic joys of life.
In my blood there is no Jewish blood. In their callous rage, all anti-Semites must hate me now as a… (read more)
In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies.
Literature has to serve as a moral control of politics.
Give me a mystery - just a plain and simple one - a mystery which is diffidence and silence, a… (read more)
Envy is an insult to oneself.
Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers.