f. scott fitzgerald Quotes

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Can't repeat the past?" Why of course you can!
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I want to know you moved and breathed in the same world with me.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I'm not sentimental- I'm as romantic as you are. The idea, you know,is that the sentimental person thinks things will last--the romanticperson has a desperate confidence that they won't.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
And I like large parties. They're so intimate. At small parties there isn't any privacy.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it's these things I'd believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn't all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I don't want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
The loneliest moment in someone's life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.
tags: world moment
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I hope she'll be a fool- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I love her, and that's the beginning and end of everything.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
There is a moment-Oh, just before the first kiss, a whispered word-something that makes it worth while.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
He looked at her the way all women want to be looked at by a man.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Writers aren't people exactly. Or, if they're any good, they're a whole lot of people trying so hard to be one person.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
It was always the becoming he dreamed of, never the being.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Actually that's my secret- I can't even talk about you to anybody because I don't want any more people to know how wonderful you are.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
It takes two to make an accident.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
So we drove on toward death through the cooling twilight.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I don't want just words. If that's all you have for me, you'd better go
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
All I kept thinking about, over and over, was 'You can't live forever; you can't live forever.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
— F. Scott Fitzgerald
There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.
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— F. Scott Fitzgerald
f. scott fitzgerald
Birth    : September 24, 1896
Death  : December 21, 1940
Occupation  : Author