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F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald

An American novelist and short story writer, F. Scott Fitzgerald'€™s novels, including "The Beautiful and Damned"€, "€œThe Last Tycoon"€ and "€œThe Great Gatsby"€ examined the world of the wealthy that Fitzgerald himself enjoyed via lavish parties and wild spending sprees. After working briefly for an ad agency, Fitzgerald published "This Side of Paradise,"€ his first novel. Though "Th…

Date of Birth: September 24, 1896
Date of Death: December 21, 1940


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"Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Friends Or Friendship    Quote of the Day   

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"All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Writers And Writing   

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"This is a valley of ashes - a fantastic farm where ashes grow like wheat…" F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"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
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Ability    Intelligence And Intellectuals   

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"The rich get richer and the poor get — children." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Children   

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"And it occurred to me that there was no difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaieties, and its announced end, followed the rhythm of life and was a substitute for it." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Birth    Weekends   

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"It isn't given for us to know those rare moments when people are wide open and the lightest touch can wither or heal. A moment too late and we can never reach them any more in this world. They will not be cured by our most efficacious drugs or slain with our sharpest swords." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"To the wingless a more interesting phenomenon is their (W/E Egg) dissimilarity in every particular except shape and size." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"Forgotten is forgiven." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Forgiveness   

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"Genius goes around the world in its youth incessantly apologizing for having large feet. What wonder that later in life it should be inclined to raise those feet too swiftly to fools and bores." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Genius   

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"I believe that on the first night I went to Gatsby's house I was one of the few guests who had actually been invited. People were not invited - they went there." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Guests   

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"Young people do not perceive at once that the giver of wounds is the enemy and the quoted tattle merely the arrow." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Gossip   

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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
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Honesty    Man   

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"You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"Whenever you feel like criticising anyone, just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"If you want to kiss me any time during the evening, Nick, just let me know and I'll be glad to arrange it for you. Just mention my name." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"The world only exists in your eyes. You can make it as big or as small as you want." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Heroes And Heroism    Heroism   

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"[Gatsby] stretched out his hand desperately as if to snatch only a wisp of air, to save a fragment of the spot that she had made lovely for him. But it was all going by too fast...and he knew that he had lost that part of it, the freshest and the best, forever." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"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." F. Scott Fitzgerald
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