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 Anna Akhmatova - “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.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “It was a time when only the dead smiled, happy in their peace.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “Courage Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our children's children, pure on their tongues, and free.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “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...”
 Anna Akhmatova - “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...”
 Anna Akhmatova - “All has been looted, betrayed, sold black death's wing flashed ahead.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “In the terrible years of the Yezhov terror I spent seventeen months waiting in line outside the prison in Leningrad. One day somebody in the crowd identified me ... and asked me in a whisper ... 'Can you describe this' And I said 'I can.'”
 Anna Akhmatova - “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.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “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.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “That was a time when only the dead could smile.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “And from my motionless bronze-lidded sockets may the melting snow, like teardrops, slowly trickle and a prison dove coo somewhere, over and over, as the ships sail softly down the flowing Neva.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “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.”
 Anna Akhmatova - “Courage Great Russian word, fit for the songs of our childrens children, pure on their tongues, and free.”