Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
Quote by Joseph Brodsky
Joseph Brodsky Quotes
The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of...
For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language.
It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve...
Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair.
Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not...
After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if...
No matter under what circumstances you leave it, home does not cease to be home....
How delightful to find a friend in everyone.
Bad literature is a form of treason.
A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state.
Life - the way it really is - is a battle not between Bad and...
The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any...
Life, the way it really is, is a battle not between Bad and Good but...
Twentieth-century Russian literature has produced nothing special except perhaps one novel and two stories by...
Man is what he reads.
For the poet the credo or doctrine is not the point of arrival but is,...
It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.
Poetry is rather an approach to things, to life, than it is typographical production.
Who included me among the ranks of the human race?