Vladimir Nabokov Quotes (100 quotes)
“Let the credulous and the vulgar continue to believe that all mental woes can be cured by a daily application of old Greek myths to their private parts.”
On the ideas of Sigmund Freud, p. 66 - Strong Opinions (1973)
“Literature was born not the day when a boy crying wolf, wolf came running out of the Neanderthal valley with a big gray wolf at his heels: literature was born on the day when a boy came crying wolf, wolf and there was no wolf behind him.”
Lectures on Literature Good Readers and Good Writers (1980)
“Like so many aging college people, Pnin had long since ceased to notice the existence of students on the campus.”
Pnin (1957), Chapter 3
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Picture Source: WikipediaVladimir Nabokov
Born: April 22, 1899
Died: July 2, 1977 (aged 78)
Occupation: Novelist, lepidopterist, professor
Bio: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov was a multilingual Russian novelist, poet and short story writer. Nabokov's first nine novels were in Russian. He then rose to international prominence as a writer of English prose. He also made serious contributions as a lepidopterist and chess composer.