“Hurt Into Poetry: On Poetry and Greece”By Stephanos Papadopoulos
"A novel is often a longer process in handling self-doubt."
“No man chooses evil because it is evil; he only mistakes it for happiness, the good he seeks.”
"A poet is a nightingale who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds."
"That afternoon the muzhiki sent a delegation to deliver an ultimatum: five thousand rubles by morning or suffer a pogrom."
"I would sit in front of the class and pretend to have answers to their questions about geometry, history, science, etc."
"Art makes the familiar strange so that it can be freshly perceived."