F. Scott Fitzgerald was an American writer of novels and short stories. He is regarded as one of the greatest twentieth century writers. On September the 24th it would has been his birthday and so it seems to be a good moment to share some of his quotes.
It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living.
I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
Sometimes I don't know whether I'm real or whether I'm a character in one of my novels.
The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby is generally considered to be his finest novel, it is a summary of the "roaring twenties". The Great Gatsby is undenieable a classic of American literature from the period after the First World War and is one of the great novels of the twentieth century. Did you like the movie with Leonardo di Caprio then you should really read the book, the book is in my opion so much better.
Here some quotes from this novel:
I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
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.
I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.
Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.
Flappers and Philosophers
I won’t kiss you. It might get to be a habit and I can’t get rid of habits.
You remind me of a smoked cigarette.
This Side of Paradise
I'm a slave to my emotions, to my likes, to my hatred of boredom, to most of my desires.
I don't want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.
Experience is the name so many people give to their mistakes.