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8 Famous Quotes by Anna Akhmatova
6/23/1889 - 3/5/1966
Also Known As:  
Anna Andreevna Akhmatova     Anna Andreyevna Gorenko
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All has been looted, betrayed, sold; black death's wing flashed ahead.

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If someone someday in this countryDecides to raise a memorial to me,I give my consent to this festivityBut only on this condition - do not build itBy the sea where I was born,I have severed my last ties with the sea...

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If someone someday in this country Decides to raise a memorial to me, I give my consent to this festivity But only on this condition - do not build it By the sea where I was born, I have severed my last ties with the sea...

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Courage: Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children, pure on their tongues, and free.

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I should be proud to have my memory graced, but only if the monument be placed... here, where I endured three hundred hours in line before the implacable iron bars.

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It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.

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No foreign sky protected me, no stranger's wing shielded my face. I stand as witness to the common lot survivor of that time, that place.

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Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.

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