Popular quotes of famous writer F. Scott Fitzgerald

Popular quotes of famous writer F. Scott Fitzgerald

To write it, it took three months; to conceive it three minutes; to collect the data in it all my life.
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.
Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours.
You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.
All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
It is in the thirties that we want friends. In the forties we know they won’t save us any more than love did.
Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.

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