Quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

American writer

Alive from: 1896-1940

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    Genius is the ability to put into effect what is in your mind.
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    Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
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    Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
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    A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big.
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    All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
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    Either you think - or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
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    Everybody's youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.
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    Forgotten is forgiven.
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    No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.
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    No such thing as a man willing to be honest - that would be like a blind man willing to see.
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    Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.
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    Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.
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    Show me a hero and I'll write you a tragedy.
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    Speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again.
    Source: The Great Gatsby Ch. 1
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    Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end.
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