Vladimir Nabokov Quote
Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the fu...
It is usually unbearably painful to read a book by an author who knows way less than you do, unless the book is a novel.
People leave imprints on our lives, shaping who we become in much the same way that a symbol is pressed into the page of a book to tell you who it comes from. Dogs, however, leave paw prints on our li...
Until you develop the courage to pursue that dream in your heart, you will never reach your true potential.
Efforts are meant to optimize, not to waste. The right time to optimize it is when others are open to giving their buy-ins to participate.
From 1948 to 1959, Nabokov was Professor of Russian Literature at Cornell University.Nabokov's 1955 novel Lolita ranked fourth on Modern Library's list of the 100 Best Novels in 2007; Pale Fire (1962) was 53rd on the same list. Nabokov's memoir, Speak, Memory (1951), has been considered among the greatest nonfiction of the 20th century, placing eighth spot on publisher Random House's list. Nabokov was a seven-time finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction.
Nabokov was also an expert lepidopterist and composer of chess problems.