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Best Famous John Ashbery Quotes

Best famous John Ashbery quotes. Find, read, and share the best famous quotations by John Ashbery. These are the most popular quotations and best examples of quotes by John Ashbery.

Famous John Ashbery Quotes

Quote Left Fine vapors escape from whatever is doing the living. The night is cold and delicate and full of angels... Quote Right
Quote Left ... like a Wave on a beach, that thinks it's had this... Quote Right
Quote Left Everything is being blown away; A little horse trots with a letter in its mouth, which is read with eagerness... Quote Right
Quote Left Some day I'll claim to you how all used up I am because of you but in the meantime the ride... Quote Right
Quote Left As words go crying after themselves, leaving the dream Upended in a puddle somewhere As though "dead" were just another adjective. Quote Right
Quote Left A moment that gave not only itself, but Also the means of keeping it, of not turning to dust... Quote Right
Quote Left Another time I go outside Into the world. It rocks on and on. It was rocking before I saw it And is presumably doing so still. Quote Right
Quote Left ... the girls who came at dawn To pay a visit to the young child, and how, when he grew up to be a man... Quote Right
Quote Left We are happy in our way of life. It doesn't make much sense to others. We sit about, Read, and are restless. Quote Right
Quote Left And we may be led, then, upward through more Powerful forms of poetry, past columns... Quote Right
Quote Left I remember meeting you in a dark dream Of April, you or some girl, The necklace of wishes alive and breathing around your throat. Quote Right
Quote Left ... that there is no other way, That the history of creation proceeds according to... Quote Right
Quote Left Extreme patience and persistence are required, Yet everybody succeeds at this before being handed... Quote Right
Quote Left All of our lives is a rebus Of little wooden animals painted shy, Terrific colors, magnificent and horrible, Close together. Quote Right
Quote Left But it is the same thing we are all seeing, Our world. Go after it,... Quote Right
Quote Left With all of my power of living I am forced to lie on the floor. Quote Right
Quote Left How much longer will I be able to inhabit the divine sepulcher Of life, my great love? Quote Right
Quote Left And the serial continues: Pain, expiation, delight, more pain,... Quote Right
Quote Left The light that was shadowed then Was seen to be our lives,... Quote Right
Quote Left For these are moments only, moments of insight, And there are reaches to be attained,... Quote Right
Quote Left So we may never Again feel fully confident of the stratagem that bore us... Quote Right
Quote Left And suddenly, to be dying Is not a little or mean or cheap thing, Only wearying, the heat unbearable ... Quote Right
Quote Left For what Is remarkable about our chronic reverie (a watch... Quote Right
Quote Left There is no going back, For standing still means death, and life is moving on,... Quote Right
Quote Left And of the other things death is a new office building filled with modern furniture, A wise thing, but which has no purpose for us. Quote Right
Quote Left There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army. Quote Right
Quote Left As words go crying after themselves, leaving the dream Upended in a puddle somewhere As though 'dead' were just another adjective. Quote Right
Quote Left 'This is what my learning Teaches,' the Aquarian said, 'To absorb life through the pores For the life around you is dead.' Quote Right
Quote Left We are prisoners of the world's demented sink. The soft enchantments of our years of innocence... Quote Right
Quote Left Silly girls your heads full of boys Quote Right