Dystopian Author Quotes

July 27, 2020
Literature is invention. Fiction is fiction. To call a story a true story is an insult to both art and truth.

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#99

Vladimir Nabokov Literature is invention. Fiction is fiction. To call a story a true story is an insult to both art and truth.
July 27, 2020
A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#98

Vladimir Nabokov A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.
July 27, 2020
The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#97

Vladimir Nabokov The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become […]
July 27, 2020
I have rewritten - often several times - every word I have ever published. My pencils outlast their erasers.

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#96

Vladimir Nabokov I have rewritten – often several times – every word I have ever published. My pencils outlast their erasers.
July 27, 2020
Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#95

Vladimir Nabokov Literature and butterflies are the two sweetest passions known to man.
July 27, 2020
Literature was not born 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."

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#94

Vladimir Nabokov Literature was not born the day when a boy crying “wolf, wolf” came running out of the Neanderthal valley with a big gray wolf at […]
July 27, 2020
Occasionally, in the middle of a conversation her name would be mentioned, and she would run down the steps of a chance sentence, without turning her head.

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#93

Vladimir Nabokov Occasionally, in the middle of a conversation her name would be mentioned, and she would run down the steps of a chance sentence, without […]
July 27, 2020
The day, like the previous days, dragged sluggishly by in a kind of insipid idleness, devoid even of that dreamy expectancy which can make idleness so enchanting.

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#92

Vladimir Nabokov The day, like the previous days, dragged sluggishly by in a kind of insipid idleness, devoid even of that dreamy expectancy which can make […]
July 27, 2020
Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.

Vladimir Nabokov Dystopian Author Quotes#91

Vladimir Nabokov Do not be angry with the rain; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.
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