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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Quote of F. Scott Fitzgerald - Show me a hero, and I'll...

Biography - F. Scott Fitzgerald:

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

Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy.

Show me a hero, and I'll write you a tragedy.



(French, German, Italian)

Montrez-moi un héros, et je vous écrirai une tragédie.

Zeig mir einen Helden und ich schreib dir eine Tragödie.

Mostratemi un eroe e vi scriverò una tragedia.

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Quotes for: tragedy


Quotes about tragedy:

Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.

In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

You get tragedy where the tree, instead of bending, breaks.

Life's Tragedy is that we get old to soon and wise too late.

A tragedy need not have blood and death it's enough that it all be filled with that majestic sadness that is the pleasure of tragedy.

Fables should be taught as fables, myths as myths, and miracles as poetic fantasies. To teach superstitions as truths is a most terrible thing. The child mind accepts and believes them, and only through great pain and perhaps tragedy can he be in after years relieved of them.

Quotes for: hero


Quotes for: hero

One can be a hero without ravaging the earth.

Whatever great advantages nature may give, it is not she alone, but fortune also that makes the hero.

Nurture your mind with great thoughts. To believe in the heroic makes heroes.

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.

When great men permit themselves to be cast down by the continuance of misfortune, they show us that they were only sustained by ambition, and not by their mind; so that PLUS a great vanity, heroes are made like other men.

The countenance of bravery has a share in the victory.


F. Scott Fitzgerald also said...

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

One should, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.

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.

Action is character.

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

Forgotten is forgiven.

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