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F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Biography - F. Scott Fitzgerald:

American novelist and short story writer.
Born: 1896 - Died: 1940
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United States
United States

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Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
F. Scott Fitzgerald




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Le génie est la capacité de rendre effectif ce qu'on a à l'esprit.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald

German
Genie ist die Fähigkeit, das zu verwirklichen, was man im Kopf hat.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald




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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




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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.”
Pablo Picasso
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My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
Mark Twain
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What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.”
Eugene Delacroix
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The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.”
Albert Einstein
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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
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Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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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
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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
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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
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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
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