A great social success is a pretty girl who plays her cards as carefully as if she were plain.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Advertising is a racket, like the movies and the brokerage business. You cannot be honest without admitting that its constructive contribution to humanity is exactly minus zero.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.F. Scott Fitzgerald
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.F. Scott Fitzgerald
For awhile after you quit Keats all other poetry seems to be only whistling or humming.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Forgotten is forgiven.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art.F. Scott Fitzgerald
His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours.F. Scott Fitzgerald
I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside.F. Scott Fitzgerald
I'm a romantic a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won't.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
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
It occurred to me that there was no difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.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
The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.F. Scott Fitzgerald
The faces of most American women over thirty are relief maps of petulant and bewildered unhappiness.F. Scott Fitzgerald
The idea that to make a man work you've got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We've done that for so long that we've forgotten there's any other way.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.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders.F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald
was a famous American writer,
who was born on
September 24, 1896. As a person born on this date, F. Scott Fitzgerald is listed in our database as the 1st
most popular celebrity for the day (September 24) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1896).
People born on September 24
fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales.
F. Scott Fitzgerald is the 48th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to F. Scott Fitzgerald's birthday, F. Scott Fitzgerald is the 341st most famous American and ranks 11th in famous people born in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
In general, F. Scott Fitzgerald ranks as the 580th
most popular famous person, and the 13th most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time.
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