Homesickness is . . . absolutely nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. . . . You don't really long for another country. You long for something in yourself that you don't have, or haven't been able to find.
Source: The Stories of John Cheever (1978)
Contributed by: Zaady
When the beginnings of self destruction enter the heart, it seems no bigger than a grain of sand.
Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil not the strength to choose between the two.
Source: quoted in John Cheever: The Journals
The deep joy we take in the company of people with whom we have just recently fallen in love is undisguisable.
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