"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."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."F. Scott Fitzgerald on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."F. Scott Fitzgerald on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."