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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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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




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Quotes about life:



Quotes for: life

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As soon as you trust yourself, you will know how to live.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Faust: A Tragedy
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There is more to life than increasing its speed.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
Blanche Pierson
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Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life.”
Mark Twain
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Man arrives a novice at every age of life.”
Nicolas Chamfort - Maximes et pensées
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My life is my message.”
Mahatma Gandhi
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Quotes about happiness:


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I have decided to be happy because it's good for my health.”
Voltaire - Letter to the Abbé Trublet
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Happiness is sometimes hidden in the unknown.”
Victor Hugo
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To be happy, we must consider the happiness of another.”
Gaston Bachelard - La Psychanalyse du feu
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Create all the happiness you are able to create: remove all the misery you are able to remove.”
Jeremy Bentham
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Of all the things which wisdom provides to make us entirely happy, much the greatest is the possession of friendship.”
Epicurus
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We should laugh before being happy, for fear of dying without having laughed.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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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.”
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.”
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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.”
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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.”
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