No matter under what circumstances you leave it, home does not cease to be home. No matter how you lived there-well or poorly.
Quote by Joseph Brodsky
I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of...
Twentieth-century Russian literature has produced nothing special except perhaps one novel and two stories by...
What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the...
The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any...
How delightful to find a friend in everyone.
Bad literature is a form of treason.
For the poet the credo or doctrine is not the point of arrival but is,...
For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language.
For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most...
Man is what he reads.
A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state.
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...
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie.
After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if...
Life, the way it really is, is a battle not between Bad and Good but...
We may want to love other people without holding back, to feel authentic, to breathe...
Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the...
The nation needs to return to the colonial way of life, when a wife was...
As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so a life well spent brings happy death.