Home >> Quotes & Sayings >>

Yevgeny Zamyatin Quotes >>
(About Error & Mistake, Happiness, Sign & Symbol)

And happiness...Well, after all, desires torment us, don't they? And, clearly, happiness is when there are no more desires, not one...What a mistake, what ridiculous prejudice it's been to have marked happiness always with a plus sign. Absolute happiness should, of course, carry a minus sign - the divine minus.

("We")


More Quotes from Yevgeny Zamyatin:


Heretics are the only bitter remedy against the entropy of human thought.
Yevgeny Zamyatin

You are afraid of it because it is stronger than you; you hate it because you are afraid of it; you love it because you cannot subdue it to your will. Only the unsubduable can be loved.
Yevgeny Zamyatin

What is it to you if I don't want others to want for me, if I want to want myself - if I want the impossible...
Yevgeny Zamyatin

I looked silently at her lips. All women are lips, all lips. Some are pink and firmly round: a ring, a tender guardrail from the whole world. And then there are these ones: a second ago they weren't here, and just now - like a knife-slit - they are here, still dripping sweet blood.
Yevgeny Zamyatin

We comes from God, I from the Devil.
Yevgeny Zamyatin

The speed of her tongue is not correctly calculated; the speed per second of her toungue should be slightly less than the speed per second of her thoughts -at any rate not the reverse.
Yevgeny Zamyatin

Browse All: Yevgeny Zamyatin Quotations

Buy Yevgeny Zamyatin books and products @ Amazon



Readers Who Like This Quotation Also Like:


Based on Topics: Error & Mistake Quotes, Happiness Quotes, Sign & Symbol Quotes