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Top 25 Russian Writers Quotes

#1. He left her a note in her right slipper that said when I was alone yesterday I was happy, and I wanted you to know. Because look at how much you've done in me. - Author: Mikl Paul
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#2. The 1960s was a period when writers in the West began to be aware of the extraordinary eloquence and popular attraction of the Russian poets such as Yevtushenko and Voznesensky - oppositional figures who could draw crowds. The Russian poets recited from memory as a matter of course. - Author: James Fenton
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#3. In Soviet writing the demonization of all forms of Ukrainian nationalism has a long tradition, and would make an interesting study in itself. Soviet writers considered almost any criticism of their state - and, from the 1930s, of the Russian Empire - as "fascist" or "counterrevolutionary, - Author: Myroslav Shkandrij
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#4. I have been called 'Bongshell' the day I stepped into showbiz. So, any adjective coming my way, I take it positively. Sometimes it's also entertaining, but I don't feel bad about it. I'm a proud woman. - Author: Bipasha Basu
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#5. I took a 19th-century Russian novel class in college and have been smitten with Russian literature ever since. Writers like Tolstoy, Dostoyevsky, Grossman, and Solzhenitsyn tackle the great questions of morality, politics, love, and death. - Author: Anthony Marra
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#6. It's curious that throughout our history together, with no apparent effort, people have been able to think of the cat simultaneously as the guardian spirit of the hearth and home, and as the emblem of freedom, independence, and rootlessness. - Author: Barbara Holland
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#7. I'm most impressed by the Russian writers, so I love reading the works of Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky. Another author who has informed the way I think is the French philosopher, Blaise Pascal. - Author: Andrea Bocelli
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#8. [Simone Weil's] life is almost a perfect blend of the Comic and the Terrible, which two things may be opposite sides of the same coin. In my own experience, everything funny I have written is more terrible than it is funny, or only funny because it is terrible, or only terrible because it is funny. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#9. Age certainly hadn't conferred any smarts on me. Character maybe, but mediocrity is a constant, as one Russian writer put it. Russian writers have a way with aphorisms. They probably spend all winter thinking them up. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#10. In due course, I came to classify writers into two categories: those who enabled you to arrive on time and those who caused you to be late. The Russian authors earned me a whole string of detentions. - Author: Jean-Michel Guenassia
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#11. I jabbered too much in class about all the Russian writers whom I admired for being, among other things, uncouth and somewhat humorously melodramatic, such as Gogol and Dostoyevsky, just as it was in my own household when I was growing up. - Author: Richard Elman
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#12. I am extremely proud of my service with the government and my efforts to help safeguard public health and protect our country against the scourge of offensive biological warfare. - Author: Steven Hatfill
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#13. But there was the mirror in which I would glimpse his handsome form, because mirrors don't lie about men, only women. - Author: Gregory Maguire
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#14. Living in a cultural milieu where the foreign writers most widely available and admired were Russian, I came very late to postwar American writers, and I had great trouble with the canonically exalted white male writers I tried first. - Author: Pankaj Mishra
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#15. Once you shift your thoughts for the better, your world begins to shift with them. - Author: Marcey Shapiro
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#16. Except for two or three older writers, all modern literature seems to me not literature but some sort of handicraft, which exists only so as to be encouraged, though one is reluctant to use its products. - Author: Anton Chekhov
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#17. I'm a girls' girl. I have guy friends, but the problem with having guy friends is, like, I always get linked to them, and they'll end up in a slideshow of people I've apparently dated on the Internet. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#18. The IRA has abandoned its armed struggle in pursuit of its goals by political means. This must be fully acknowledged. Continued challenge does nothing but obstruct and inhibit the peace process. - Author: James T. Walsh
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#19. A: Money is energy. It provides our basic needs and it gives us choices and opportunities. When you have accumulated wealth, you can choose, do I want to work? Or when do I want to work? Do I want to help out this charity in town or the other charity that has a worldwide outreach? - Author: Celso Cukierkorn
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#20. You are the captain of your ship that never comes in - Author: Daniel Lee Edstrom
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#21. In terms of the Eastern Europe stories, my family is originally from there; even as a kid, it was the Russian writers I loved most, and I've spent a substantial amount of time there myself, traveling and on research grants. - Author: Molly Antopol
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#22. She refers to her past as the time before she was blown away. - Author: Sam Shepard
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#23. Russia itself is an extremely complex country, and sometimes I feel like all of that comes back to haunt me. I can see why so many Russian writers were so tortured. - Author: Anton Yelchin
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#24. It is the custom when praising a Russian writer to do so at the expense of all other Russian writers. - Author: Robert Wilson Lynd
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#25. But the Russian writers would be packed away in mothballs and stored in our basement. I would savor the idea of Dostoevsky's, Tolstoy's and Gorki's volumes molding in the dank cellar, wisps of camphor and odors of wet earth floating above them. I - Author: Maya Angelou
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