Facts about Joseph Brodsky

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Joseph Brodsky was a famous Poet from USA, who lived between May 24, 1940 and January 28, 1996. He/she became 55 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac gemini, who is known for Communication, Indecision, Inquisitive, Intelligent, Changeable. Our collection contains 22 quotes who is written / told by Joseph.

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Famous quotes by Joseph Brodsky (22)


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"Who included me among the ranks of the human race?"
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"Poetry is rather an approach to things, to life, than it is typographical production"
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"What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness"
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"Man is what he reads"
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"It would be enough for me to have the system of a jury of twelve versus the system of one judge as a basis for preferring the U.S. to the Soviet Union. I would prefer the country you can leave to the country you cannot"
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"How delightful to find a friend in everyone"
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"Every individual ought to know at least one poet from cover to cover: if not as a guide through the world, then as a yardstick for the language"
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"This is the generation whose first cry of life was the Hungarian uprising"
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"I do not believe in political movements. I believe in personal movement, that movement of the soul when a man who looks at himself is so ashamed that he tries to make some sort of change - within himself, not on the outside"
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"For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language"
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"The real history of consciousness starts with one's first lie"
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"The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed"
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"Snobbery? But it's only a form of despair"
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"It is well to read everything of something, and something of everything"
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"For the poet the credo or doctrine is not the point of arrival but is, on the contrary, the point of departure for the metaphysical journey"
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"A language is a more ancient and inevitable thing than any state"
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"Life - the way it really is - is a battle not between Bad and Good but between Bad and Worse"
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"For boredom speaks the language of time, and it is to teach you the most valuable lesson of your life - the lesson of your utter insignificance"
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"Bad literature is a form of treason"
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"After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if you are bound to fake one of them, it had better be life"
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"Life is a game with many rules but no referee. One learns how to play it more by watching it than by consulting any book, including the holy book. Small wonder, then, that so many play dirty, that so few win, that so many lose"
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"Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family"


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