F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes About Love & Beauty

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F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes

Read best motivational F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes and sayings on love, life and beauty. He was an American fiction writer, whose works helped to illustrate the flamboyance. We collect best quotes of Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald and share with you!

1. It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

2. Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

3. A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

4. First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

5. You can stroke people with words.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

6. Her body calculated to a millimeter to suggest a bud yet guarantee a flower.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

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

F. Scott Fitzgerald

8. A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

9. All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

10. In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o’clock in the morning, day after day.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

11. Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

12. When people are taken out of their depths they lose their heads, no matter how charming a bluff they may put up.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

13. It’s not a slam at you when people are rude, it’s a slam at the people they’ve met before.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

14. To write it, it took three months; to conceive it three minutes; to collect the data in it all my life.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

15. The victor belongs to the spoils.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

16. Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

17. The world, as a rule, does not live on beaches and in country clubs.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

18. There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

19. Riches have never fascinated me, unless combined with the greatest charm or distinction.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

20. Action is character.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

21. No such thing as a man willing to be honest – that would be like a blind man willing to see.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

22. No grand idea was ever born in a conference, but a lot of foolish ideas have died there.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

23. For awhile after you quit Keats all other poetry seems to be only whistling or humming.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

24. No decent career was ever founded on a public.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

25. Speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

26. Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

27. Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.

F. Scott Fitzgerald