F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes (Author of Great Gatby) – Read Top 20 Quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and short-story writer. Francis was considerd as to be one of the pre-eminent author in the history of American literature due almost entirly to the enoromus posthumous success of his third book “The Great Gatsby”. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born on 24 September 1896 in St Paul Minnesota US. He is an American Story story writer and is been famous for its depicition of the Jazz Age in 1920s and his most brillient novel being “The Great Fatsby” in 1925. He become famous at the age of 24 after success of his first Novel ” The Side of Paradise”. As his novel get attenation in the public and become famous he married the woemen he loved and his muse, Zelda Sayre but however to the end of the 1920’s Fitzgerald descended into drinking, and Zelda had a mental breakdown. Following the unsuccessful Tender Is the Night, Fitzgerald moved to Hollywood and became a scriptwriter. He died of a heart attack in 1940, at age 44, his final novel only half completed.

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald Biography

NameFrancis Scott Key Fitzgerald
BornFrancis Scott Key Fitzgerald September 24, 1896 St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
DiedDecember 21, 1940 (aged 44) Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Resting PlaceSaint Mary’s Cemetery
OccupationNovelist, short story writer, poet
NationalityAmerican
Life Period1920-40
Notable WorksThe Great Gatsby
SpouseZelda Sayre (m. 1920–40)
ChildrenFrances Scott Fitzgerald
WifeZelda Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald Inspirational & Motivational Quotes

  • 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
  • I’m a romantic; a sentimental person thinks things will last, a romantic person hopes against hope that they won’t. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • For awhile after you quit Keats all other poetry seems to be only whistling or humming. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over. – 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
  • 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
  • Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Forgotten is forgiven. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The victor belongs to the spoils. – 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
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  • Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind. – F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you. – 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Nothing is as obnoxious as other people’s luck. – 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
  • Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art. – 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

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