Best Quotes by Anna Akhmatova (Top 10)

  1. You will hear thunder and remember me, and think: she wanted storms...
  2. You will hear thunder and remember me, And think: she wanted storms. The rim Of the sky will be the colour of hard crimson, And your heart, as it was then, will be on fire.
  3. My shadow serves as the friend I crave
  4. Call me a sinner, Mock me maliciously: I was your insomnia, I was your grief.
  5. As the future ripens in the past,so the past rots in the future —a terrible festival of dead leaves.
  6. The whole time I was hoping my silence would fit yours and exclamation marks would gently float across time and space so that boundaries would be crossed; the whole time I was praying you would read my eyes and understand what I was never able to understand. See, we were never about butterflies. We’ve always been about burning stars. All about us is unearthly and radiant.
  7. Forgive me, that I manage badly, Manage badly but live gloriously, That I leave traces of myself in my songs, That I appeared to you in waking dreams.
  8. I am in the middle of it: chaos and poetry; poetry and love and again, complete chaos. Pain, disorder, occasional clarity; and at the bottom of it all: only love; poetry. Sheer enchantment, fear, humiliation. It all comes with love
  9. Rising from the past, my shadow Is running in silence to meet me.
  10. We learned not to meet anymore, We don't raise our eyes to one another, But we ourselves won't guarantee What could happen to us in an hour.

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