A Quote by Anna Akhmatova on endurance and memory

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 (1888 - 1966)

Source: Requiem, composed mainly 1935–1940, Epilogue [composed 1940], II

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