28 May

Quote of the month from Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov

The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness. Although the two are identical twins, man, as a rule, views the prenatal abyss with more calm than the one he is heading for.

Vladimir Nabokov

One comment on “Quote of the month from Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov

  • Speak, Memory was first published in 1951 as Conclusive Evidence and then assiduously revised and republished in 1966 under the title Speak Memory, an An Autobiography Revisited.

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