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F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) American writer

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Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. - Scott Fitzgerald

If you're strong enough, there 'are' no precedents. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

In a real dark night of the soul it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Young people do not perceive at once that the giver of wounds is the enemy and the quoted tattle merely the arrow. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The rhythm of the weekend, with its birth, its planned gaieties, and its announced end, followed the rhythm of life and was a substitute for it. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The world, as a rule, does not live on beaches and in country clubs. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

I love her and that's the beginning of everything. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

A big man has no time really to do anything but just sit and be big. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Often people display a curious respect for a man drunk, rather like the respect of simple races for the insane. There is something awe-inspiring in one who has lost all inhibitions. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

It takes a genius to whine appealingly. - F. Scott Fitzgerald

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. - F. Scott Fitzgerald