Quotes by Boris Pasternak

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. Composed in 1917, Pasternak's first book of poems, My Sister, Life, was published in Berlin in 1922 and soon became an important collection in the Russian language.

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As in an explosion, I would erupt with all the wonderful things I saw and understood in this world.

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In view of the meaning given to this honor in the community to which I belong, I should abstain from the undeserved prize that has been awarded to me. Do not meet my voluntary refusal with ill will.

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Immensely grateful, touched, proud, astonished, abashed.

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Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.

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Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it.

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