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F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes



Quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald - (12 quotes)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Artists category:

Beware of the artist who's an intellectual also. The artist who doesn't fit. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Depression category:

Every act of life, from the morning toothbrush to the friend at dinner, became an effort. I hated the night when I couldn't sleep and I hated the day because it went toward night. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Excellence category:

One of those men who reach such an acute limited excellence at twenty-one that everything afterward savors of anti-climax. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Genius category:

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Hope category:

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Ideas category:

The test of a first rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Intellect category:

Beware of the artist who's an intellectual also. The artist who doesn't fit. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Music category:

Though the Jazz Age continued, it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Success category:

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Writing category:

All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Writing category:

An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmaster of ever afterwards. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)

F. Scott Fitzgerald - From the Writing category:

Writers aren't exactly people...they're a whole lot of people trying to be one person. (F. Scott Fitzgerald)