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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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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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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Nor is it right to say there are three times: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be more correct to say: there are three times: a present of things past, a present of things present, a present of things future.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
Seneca
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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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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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Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.”
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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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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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