The life is whimsical. All of us are within its power. Rasul Gamzatov
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The life is whimsical. All of us are within its power.
We grumble and we abuse the life.
... Than more difficultly it is, than more dangerously -
Then we love it more desperately.
I walk by the hard road,
The holes, the ruts - only keep!
But nobody has thought up, really,
Anything, that is finer, than the life.
Rasul Gamzatov. The Final price.
Moscow: the Contemporary,1979.
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Жизнь капризна. Мы все в ее власти.
Мы ворчим и ругаем житье.
... Чем труднее она, чем опасней -
Тем отчаянней любим ее.
Я шагаю нелегкой дорогой,
Ямы, рытвины - только держись!
Но никто не придумал, ей-богу,
Ничего, что прекрасней, чем жизнь.
Расул Гамзатов. Последняя цена.
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