More From Boris Pasternak
- "Literature is the art of discovering something extraordinary about ordinary people, and saying with ordinary words something extraordinary."
- "Love is not weakness. It is strong. Only the sacrament of marriage can contain it."
- "Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John."
More In Poetry
- "For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers. For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ."― Christopher Smart
- "That’s my ideal day, time with my boys."― Kenny G
- "I began the way nearly everybody I ever heard of – I began writing poetry. And I find that to be quite usual with writers, their trying their hand at poetry."― Shelby Foote