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