Here is a list of quotes by American writer, F. Scott Fitzgerald:
You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.
There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind…
Great books write themselves, only bad books have to be written.
Tired, tired with nothing, tired with everything, tired with the world’s weight he had never chosen to bear.
We all have souls of different ages.
It is not life that’s complicated, it’s the struggle to guide and control life.
Experience is the name so many people give to their mistakes.
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
I don’t care about truth. I want some happiness.
Beauty means the scent of roses and then the death of roses.
What people are ashamed of usually makes a good story.
Life cracked like ice!
Character is plot,plot is character.
Art isn’t meaningless… It is in itself. It isn’t in that it tries to make life less so.
Beautiful things grow to a certain height and then they fail and fade off, breathing out memories as they decay.
The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to.
Good luck to you and bad luck to your theories.
Selfish people are in a way terribly capable of great loves.
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
Any person with any imagination is bound to be afraid.
Life is progressive, no matter what our intentions.
Happiness is only the first hour after the alleviation of some especially intense misery.
A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big.
Forgotten is forgiven.
You can’t repeat the past.
Life begins again when it gets crisp in the fall.
No one likes to see people in moods of despair they themselves have survived.
Courage is a sort of insistence on the value of life and the worth of transient things.
Life is a series of successful gestures…