Famous quotes containing the word ashbery:

    There was calm rapture in the way she spoke
    Perhaps I would get over the way the joke
    Always turned against me, in the end.
    —John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    He walks in his sleep into your life.
    He is worth knowing only for the children
    He has reared as savages in Utah.
    —John Ashbery (b. 1927)

    And whether it is Thursday, or the day is stormy,
    With thunder and rain, or the birds attack each other,
    We have rolled into another dream.
    —John Ashbery (b. 1927)