F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes

America is so decadent that its brilliant children are damned almost before they are born.

America is a willingness of the heart.

France was a land, England was a people, but America, having about it stil that quality of the idea, was harder to utter – it was the graves at Shiloh and the tired, drawn, nervous faces of its great men, and the country boys dying in the Argonne for a phrase that was empty before […]

First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.

At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.