Yevgeny Yevtushenko (July 18, 1933 - )
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Justice is like a train that is nearly always late
In any man who dies there dies with him, his first snow and kiss and fight. Not people die but worlds die in them.
I love sport because I love life, and sport is one of the basic joys of life.
Time has a way of demonstrating that the most stubborn are the most intelligent
He who is conceived in a cage yearns for the cage.
So excuse me forgetting, but these things I do/ You see I've forgotten, if they're green or they're blue/ Anyway, the thing is, what I really mean/ Yours are the sweetest eyes, I've ever seen.
(March 25, 1947 - )
They're also teaching me a lesson: to try to go beyond the bounds of what I know and what I think is right. It's a good trick for an old artist to teach a new scientist something.
I wonder if any of them can tell from just looking at me that all I am is the sum total of my pain, a raw woundedness so extreme that it might be terminal. It might be terminal velocity, the speed of the sound of a girl falling down to a place from where she can't be retrieved. What if I am stuck down here for good?