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Vladimir Nabokov
(1899-1977) born on
Apr 23
Russian-U. S. novelist. He was the foremost of the post-1917 immigrant authors; his works include "Lolita," 1955.
         
   
F
Knowing you'll have something good to read before bed is among the most pleasurable of sensations.

R
A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.
A
Beauty plus pity -- that is the closest we can get to a definition of art.
N
Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.
K
It is a short walk from the hallelujah to the hoot.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Life Magazine
R: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: Pale Fire, 1962
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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