Man is what he reads.
Quote by Joseph Brodsky
Joseph Brodsky Quotes
Life, the way it really is, is a battle not between Bad and Good but...
Poetry is rather an approach to things, to life, than it is typographical production.
For the poet the credo or doctrine is not the point of arrival but is,...
A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state.
What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the...
For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most...
For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language.
The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any...
Bad literature is a form of treason.
It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything.
Who included me among the ranks of the human race?
Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not...
Life - the way it really is - is a battle not between Bad and...
The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
Twentieth-century Russian literature has produced nothing special except perhaps one novel and two stories by...
This is the generation whose first cry of life was the Hungarian uprising.
Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play...
Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair.
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of...