Note also in the epilogue that I want to show that Stahr left certain harm behind him just as he left good behind him.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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Often a man can play the helpless child in front of a woman, but he can almost never bring it off when he feels most like a helpless child.

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.

When you get drunk you don't tear anything apart except yourself.

You can take Hollywood for granted like I did, or you can dismiss it with the contempt we reserve for what we don't understand.

Wilson shook his head. His eyes narrowed and his mouth widened slightly with the ghost of a superior ‘Hm!'.

He was in an eddy again, a deep, lethargic gulf, without desire to work or write, love or dissipate.

You should have risen above it," I said smugly. "It's not a slam at you when people are rude -- it's a slam at the people they've met before.

Happiness is only the first hour after the alleviation of some especially intense misery.

So, for the shoddiness of needs, are shoes made out of last year's hide.

There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice.

It understood you just so far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your best, you hoped to convey.

At his lips' touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete.

She had once been a Catholic, but discovering that priests were infinitely more attentive when she was in process of losing or regaining faith in Mother Church, she maintained an enchantingly wavering attitude.

Smart men play close to the line because they have to--some of them can't stand it, so they quit.