F. Scott Fitzgerald quotes


Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy.

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.

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own joke.

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.

Everybody’s youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness.