by Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita Morality and Ethics Quotes
How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Book.Chapter.Paragraph)
One moment I was ashamed and frightened, another recklessly optimistic. Taboos strangled me. (1.5.9)
Even in his early days as a predator, Humbert is torn between desire and law. His emotions are all over the map.
I felt proud of myself. I had stolen the honey of a spasm without impairing the morals of a minor. Absolutely no harm done. (1.14.2)
Humbert comes up with ways to be an undetected pervert. He is not as covert as he thinks.