Quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald
She was beautiful, but not like those girls in the magazines. She was beautiful, for the way she thought. She was beautiful, for the sparkle in her eyes when she talked about something she loved. She was beautiful, for her ability to make other people smile, even if she was sad. No, she wasn't beautiful for something as temporary as her looks. She was beautiful, deep down to her soul.
Things are sweeter when they're lost. I know--because once I wanted something and got it. It was the only thing I ever wanted badly, Dot, and when I got it it turned to dust in my hand.
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
Then he kissed her. At his lips’ touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete.
It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.
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.
Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.
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.
All right... I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool--that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.