F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes – 30 Best Quotes

F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes

F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes
F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes
  1. “Everybody’s youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. “All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  3. “The Middle West now seemed like the ragged edge of the universe” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  4. “The truth was that Jay Gatsby…sprang from his Platonic conception of himself.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. “Trouble has no necessary connection with discouragement — discouragement has a germ of its own, as different from trouble as arthritis is different from a stiff joint.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  6. “Her voice is full of money.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  7. “Nothing is as obnoxious as other people’s luck.”
  8. “No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  9. “No such thing as a man willing to be honest –that would be like a blind man willing to see.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  10. “A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald0
  11.  “Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes
    F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes
  12. “Young people do not perceive at once that the giver of wounds is the enemy and the quoted tattle merely the arrow.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  13. “It takes a genius to whine appealingly.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  14. “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.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  15. “It is in the thirties that we want friends. In the forties, we know they won’t save us any more than love did.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  16. “Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  17. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  18. “I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect. And it’s these things I’d believe in, even if the whole world indulged in wild suspicions that she wasn’t all she should be. I love her and it is the beginning of everything.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  19. “If all your clothes are worn to the same state, it means you go out too much.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  20. “The rich get richer and the poor get — children.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  21. “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
  22. “There are no second acts in American lives.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  23. “Though the Jazz Age continued, it became less and less of an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children’s party taken over by the elders.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  24. “Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

    F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes
    F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes
  25. “Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  26. “Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  27. “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.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  28. “Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
  29. ““His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  30. “Forgotten is forgiven.” F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald was an American writer who achieved limited success while alive but since his death is known as one of the greatest writers of the 20th century.

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