But the problem is that when I go around and speak on campuses, I still don't get young men standing up and saying, 'How can I combine career and family?'

Gertrude Stein

Gertrude Stein

Profession: Author
Nationality: American

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You'll be old and you never lived, and you kind of feel silly to lie down and die and to never have lived, to have been a job chaser and never have lived.

It is not what France gave you but what it did not take from you that was important.

Nature is commonplace. Imitation is more interesting.

That is what you are. That's what you all are ... all of you young people who served in the war. You are a lost generation.

The thing that differentiates man from animals is money.

Nature and man are opposed in Spain.

After all everybody, that is, everybody who writes is interested in living inside themselves in order to tell what is inside themselves. That is why writers have to have two countries, the one where they belong and the one in which they live really. The second one is romantic, is is separate from themselves, it is not real but it is really there.

An audience is always warming but it must never be necessary to your work.

I have declared that patience is never more than patient. I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient.

A house in the country is not the same as a country house.

I could undertake to be an efficient pupil if it were possible to find an efficient teacher.

Spaniards and Americans are not like Europeans, they are not like Orientals, they have something in common, that is they do not need religion or mysticism not to believe in reality as all the world knows it, not even when they see it.

I certainly do care for you Jeff Campbell less than you are always thinking and much more than you are ever knowing.

If you can't say anything nice about anyone else, come sit next to me.