They were careless people, Tom and Daisy they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess…
Quote by F Scott Fitzgerald
To a profound pessimist about life, being in danger is not depressing.
I don't want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.
Only remember west of the Mississippi it's a little more look, see, act. A little...
Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.
The victor belongs to the spoils.
Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The...
Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest...
After all, life hasn't much to offer except youth, and I suppose for older people,...
I love her and that's the beginning of everything.
Never confuse activity with action
Action is character.
Life was a damned muddle - a football game with everyone offside and the referee...
Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction.
Cut out all these exclamation points. An exclamation point is like laughing at your own...
Young people do not perceive at once that the giver of wounds is the enemy...
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
No such thing as a man willing to be honest - that would be like...
An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of...
All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
Show me a hero and I'll write you a tragedy.