There are aphorisms that, like airplanes, stay up only while they are in motion.
Quote by Vladimir Nabokov
Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an...
Nothing is more exhilarating than philistine vulgarity.
Genius is an African who dreams up snow
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
I cannot conceive how anybody in his right mind should go to a psychoanalyst.
Complacency is a state of mind that exists only in retrospective: it has to be...
Solitude is the play field of Satan
The more gifted and talkative one's characters are, the greater the chances of their resembling...
Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.
Poetry involves the mysteries of the irrational perceived through rational words.
There is nothing in the world that I loathe more than group activity, that communal...
Happy is the novelist who manages to preserve an actual love letter that he received...
Treading the soil of the moon, palpitating its pebbles, tasting the panic and splendor of...
Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.
You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style.
Satire is a lesson, parody is a game.
It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an...
Life is a great surprise. I don't see why death should not be an even...
To live a life half-dead, a living death.
I've been aware of death since I was a little girl. My only regret willl...