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John 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 Cheever
#Loneliness

John Cheever
For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty.
John Cheever
#American Writer

John Cheever
I can't write without a reader. It's precisely like a kiss - you can't do it alone.
John Cheever
#American Writer

John Cheever
Wisdom is the knowledge of good and evil, not the strength to choose between the two.
John Cheever
#American Writer