Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

Why is it so difficult—so degradingly difficult—to bring the notion of Time into mental focus and keep it there for inspection? What an effort, what fumbling, what irritating fatigue!
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Van, in Ada, pt. IV, ch. 1 (1969).

On the texture of time.
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