We, citizens of Petrograd, have every right for condescension. Our city is too troubled.
Source: Meyerhold V. E., Perepiska: 1896 – 1939, M., 1976.
I hate Moscow, but am sitting here. As if in exile. Am putting on Sologub. I have a good stage artist: Tatlin. But I would have run away, like Maupassant, who ran away from the Eiffel Tower.
Photo: russiainphoto.ru/Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow
Source: Vaksberg A., Lilya Brik. Zhizn' i sud'ba, Moscow, 1998