Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

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.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. The New York Times Book Review, interview (1972).

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