(showing 1-10 of 19)
Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two. John Cheever#Wisdom 67
John Cheever#Wisdom 67
Art is the triumph over chaos. John Cheever#Art 58
John Cheever#Art 58
What I am going to write is the last of what I have to say. I will say that literature is the only consciousness we possess and that its role as consciousness must inform us of our ability to comprehend the hideous danger of nuclear power. John Cheever#Ability 58
John Cheever#Ability 58
Literature has been the salvation of the damned, literature has inspired and guided lovers, routed despair and can perhaps in this case save the world. John Cheever#Case 57
John Cheever#Case 57
I do not understand the capricious lewdness of the sleeping mind. John Cheever#Dreams 55
John Cheever#Dreams 55
I sometimes go back to walk through the ghostly remains of Sutton Place where the rude, new buildings stand squarely in one another river views. John Cheever#Uncategorized 53
John Cheever#Uncategorized 53
When I remember my family, I always remember their backs. They were always indignantly leaving places. John Cheever#Family 51
John Cheever#Family 51
It was a splendid summer morning and it seemed as if nothing could go wrong. John Cheever#Morning 50
John Cheever#Morning 50
Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. John Cheever#Home 50
John Cheever#Home 50
All literary men are Red Sox fans - to be a Yankee fan in a literate society is to endanger your life. John Cheever#Society 47
John Cheever#Society 47
Forgotten your password?
New to AllAuthor.
Already have an account.