"It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Gertrude Stein on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Gertrude Stein on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Gertrude Stein 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."Gertrude Stein on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."Gertrude Stein on Abraham Lincoln
"We are always the same age inside."
"It is very easy to love alone."
"When they are alone they want to be with others, and when they are with others they want to be alone. After all, human beings are like that."
"A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears."
"The contemporary thing in art and literature is the thing which doesn't make enough difference to the people of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it."