"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."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Abraham Lincoln
"Though the Jazz Age continued it became less and less an affair of youth. The sequel was like a children's party taken over by the elders."
"Great art is the contempt of a great man for small art."
"The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young."
"Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind."
"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."