Nina Berberova Quotes (1 quote)
O Magazine, September 2003
“It is not the task of the University to offer what society asks for, but to give what society needs.”
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“The Great Spirit is everywhere; he hears whatever is in our minds and our hearts, and it is not necessary to speak to Him in a loud voice.”
The Sacred Pipe (1953)
As quoted in "Life and Literature: Over two thousand extracts from ancient and modern writers, and classified in alphabetical order" by J. Purver Richardson, 1910
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Born: July 26, 1901
Died: September 26, 1993 (aged 92)
Bio: Nina Nikolayevna Berberova was a Russian Empire-born writer who chronicled the lives of Russian exiles in Paris in her short stories and novels. She visited post-Soviet Russia and died in Philadelphia.
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