In and out of my heart flowed my rainbow blood.
More Quotes from Vladimir Nabokov:I am not, and never was, and never could have been, a brutal scoundrel.
The tiny madman in his padded cell.
The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
I would like to spare the time and effort of hack reviewers and, generally, persons who move their lips when reading.
Imagine me; I shall not exist if you do not imagine me; try to discern the doe in me, trembling in the forest of my own iniquity; let's even smile a little. After all, there is no harm in smiling.
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child.
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God touches and moves, warns and desires all equally, and He wants one quite as much as another. The inequality lies in the way in which His touch, His warnings, and His gifts are received.
I was in Yorkshire. We were a family of five and I used to be sent sometimes to get the rations for the week and I was easily able to carry them back. It was like one egg and a tiny bit of tea.