Bad literature is a form of treason.
Quote by Joseph Brodsky
For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most...
A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state.
Poetry is rather an approach to things, to life, than it is typographical production.
This is the generation whose first cry of life was the Hungarian uprising.
It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve...
Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not...
Man is what he reads.
The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any...
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of...
After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if...
Who included me among the ranks of the human race?
What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the...
It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.
Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair.
No matter under what circumstances you leave it, home does not cease to be home....
Life, the way it really is, is a battle not between Bad and Good but...
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language.
The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.
Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play...