"A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Vladimir Nabokov on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Vladimir Nabokov on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Vladimir Nabokov on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Vladimir Nabokov on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Vladimir Nabokov on Robert Frost
"A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual."
"To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute."
"Life is a great sunrise. I do not see why death should not be an even greater one."
"Genius is an African who dreams up snow."
"Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much."