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All Quotes by author - Yevgeny Yevtushenko
" A poet's autobiography is his poetry. Anything else is just a footnote. "
" Envy is an insult to oneself. "
" Give me a mystery - just a plain and simple one - a mystery which is diffidence and silence, a slim little bare-foot mystery: give me a mystery - just one! "
" He who is conceived in a cage yearns for the cage. "
" I love sport because I love life, and sport is one of the basic joys of life. "
" In my blood there is no Jewish blood. In their callous rage, all anti-Semites must hate me now as a Jew. For that reason I am a true Russian. "
" In Russia all tyrants believe poets to be their worst enemies. "
" Justice is like a train that is nearly always late. "
" Literature has to serve as a moral control of politics. "
" Only when the sense of the pain of others begins does man begin. "
" Poetry is like a bird, it ignores all frontiers. "
" Sorrow happens, hardship happens, the hell with it, who never knew the price of happiness, will not be happy. "
" Time has a way of demonstrating that the most stubborn are the most intelligent. "
" Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful. "
" Why is it that right-wing bastards always stand shoulder to shoulder in solidarity, while liberals fall out among themselves? "
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