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There's only one lesson to be learned form life, anyway," interrupted Gloria, not in contradiction but in a sort of melancholy agreement.
"What's that?" demanded Maury sharply.
"That there's no lesson to be learned from life.


F. Scott Fitzgerald

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No such thing as a man willing to be honest --that would be like a blind man willing to see.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same t...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
There are no days in life so memorable as those which vibrated to some stroke of the imagination.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
At 18 our convictions are hills from which we look; At 45 they are caves in which we hide.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Optimism is the content of small men in high places.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like ac...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
This general eclipse of ambition and determination and fortitude, all of the very qualities on which...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for ...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not hap...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
When the first-rate author wants an exquisite heroine or a lovely morning, he finds that all the sup...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Nothing is as obnoxious as other people's luck.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Chaque fois que tu te prépares à critiquer quelqu'un, m'a-t-il dit, souviens-toi qu'en venant sur ...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind…
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold, shout around for a few years as a vio...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
It takes a genius to whine appealingly.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
They’re a rotten crowd’, I shouted across the lawn. ‘You’re worth the whole damn bunch put t...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Gatsby, pale as death, with his hands plunged like weights in his coat pockets, was standing in a pu...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaieties, and its announced end, followed the...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without ad...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
He smiled understandingly-much more than understandingly. It was one of those rare smiles with a qua...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Whenever you feel like criticising anyone, just remember that all the people in this world haven't h...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
I found myself on Gatsby’s side, and alone.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Gatsby, pale as death, with his hands plunged like weights in his coat pockets, was standing in a pu...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
If you want to kiss me any time during the evening, Nick, just let me know and I'll be glad to arran...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the w...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
To the wingless a more interesting phenomenon is their (W/E Egg) dissimilarity in every particular e...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
I can’t tell you just how wonderful she is. I don’t want you to know. I don’t want any one to ...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
You know I'm old in some ways-in others-well, I'm just a little girl. I like sunshine and pretty thi...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Character is plot, plot is character.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Grown up, and that is a terribly hard thing to do. It is much easier to skip it and go from one chil...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
You know, you’re a little complicated after all.”
“Oh no,” she assured him hastily. ...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Never miss a party...good for the nerves--like celery.
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Then came the war, old sport. It was a great relief, and I tried very hard to die, but I seemed to b...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Do you ever wait for the longest day of the year and then miss it? I always wait for the longest day...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
There was a kindliness about intoxication - there was that indescribable gloss and glamour it gave, ...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth, but...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
This is a valley of ashes - a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat…
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipli...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
I believe that on the first night I went to Gatsby's house I was one of the few guests who had actua...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD
If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about...
F. SCOTT FITZGERALD