Yevtushenko has?an ego that can crack crystal at a distance of 20 feet.
Recalled on Cheever's death,18 Jun1982.
The city is old, out of step with the century, but age only seems to have quickened its elements? Relics from the past continually pierce the present. Some dream of love survives the sandstone apartment houses.John William Cheever
Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evilnot the strength to choose between the two.John William Cheever
Neither you nor I nor anyone else can describe the volcanic landscapes a poor girl strays into when she marries a literary man.John William Cheever
A lonely man is a lonesome thing, a stone, a bone, a stick, a receptacle for Gilbey's gin, a stooped figure sitting at the edge of a hotel bed, heaving copious sighs like the autumn wind.John William Cheever
We travel by plane, oftener than not, and yet the spirit of our country seems to have remained a country of railroads.John William Cheever
My veins are filled onceaweek with a Neapolitan carpet cleaner distilled from the Adriatic and I am as bald as an egg. However I still get around and am mean to cats.John William Cheever
Trust your editor, and you'll sleep on straw.John William Cheever
When the beginnings of self-destruction enter the heart it seems no bigger than a grain of sand.John William Cheever