Life is a great surprise. I don't see why death should not be an even greater one.
Quote by Vladimir Nabokov
I cannot conceive how anybody in his right mind should go to a psychoanalyst.
Style and Structure are the essence of a book; great ideas are hogwash.
Discussion in class, which means letting twenty young blockheads and two cocky neurotics discuss something...
Treading the soil of the moon, palpitating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of...
I confess, I do not believe in time.
Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an...
Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.
It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an...
There is only one school of literature - that of talent.
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to...
You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.
Satire is a lesson, parody is a game.
To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of...
Solitude is the play field of Satan
I have often noticed that after I had bestowed on the characters of my novels...
A masterpiece of fiction is an original world and as such is not likely to...
Genius is an African who dreams up snow
I don't want to be a genius - I have enough problems just trying to...
You would think with all the genius and the brilliance of these times, we might...