"Genius is an African who dreams up snow."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Vladimir Nabokov on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Vladimir Nabokov on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Vladimir Nabokov on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Vladimir Nabokov on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Vladimir Nabokov on James Dean
"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."
"A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past."
"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."