Soviet Union Stamp

Famous quotes containing the words soviet union, soviet, union and/or stamp:

    Nothing an interested foreigner may have to say about the Soviet Union today can compare with the scorn and fury of those who inhabit the ruin of a dream.
    Christopher Hope (b. 1944)

    “Is there life on Mars?” “No, not there either.”
    —Russian saying popular in the Soviet period, trans. by Vladimir Ivanovich Shlyakov (1993)

    I would save the Union. I would save it the shortest way under the Constitution. The sooner the national authority can be restored; the nearer the Union will be “the Union as it was.”
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    Only a still place
    and perhaps some outer horror
    some hideousness to stamp beauty,
    a mark no changing it now
    on our hearts.
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)