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Quotations From F. SCOTT FITZGERALD

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  • 21.
    Optimism is the content of small men in high places.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. "Notebook E," The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945).
  • 22.
    I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it—on the inside.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. Monroe Stahr, in The Last Tycoon, ch. 1 (1941).

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  • 23.
    I'm a romantic—a sentimental person thinks things will last—a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. Amory Blaine, in This Side of Paradise, bk. 2, ch. 1 (1920).

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  • 24.
    Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. The narrator (Nick Carraway), in The Great Gatsby, ch. 1 (1925).
  • 25.
    The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. "Early Success," essay first published in American Cavalcade (Oct. 1937), The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945).

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  • 26.
    No decent career was ever founded on a public.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. repr. In The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945). "Early Success," American Cavalcade (October 1937).
  • 27.
    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 (1896-1940), U.S. author. repr. In The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945). "Echoes of the Jazz Age," Scribner's (New York, Nov. 1931).

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  • 28.
    It's a mining town in lotus land.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. Wylie White, in The Last Tycoon, ch. 1 (1941).
  • 29.
    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 (1896-1940), U.S. author. "Notebook D," The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945).

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  • 30.
    Thirty—the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. Narrator (Nick Carraway), in The Great Gatsby, ch. 7 (1925).

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