"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."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Booker T. Washington
"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."
"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."
"Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind."