"His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Let us lose it for a few hours."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."F. Scott Fitzgerald on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Winston Churchill
"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."