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Quotation by John Cheever
Wisdom we know is the knowledge of good and evil not the strength to choose between the two.
John Cheever (1912–1982), U.S. author. Journal entry, 1956. John Cheever: The Journals, "The Late Forties and the Fifties," ed. Robert Gottlieb (1991).
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