"If you need ..." Quote of John Ashbery

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

If you need a certain vitality you can only supply it yourself, or there comes a point, anyway, when no one's actions but your own seem dramatically convincing and justifiable in the plot that the number of your days concocts.

John Ashbery
John Ashbery (b. 1927), U.S. poet, critic. "The System."