"It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with a whole family you can forget about them."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Gertrude Stein on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Gertrude Stein on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Gertrude Stein on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Gertrude Stein on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Gertrude Stein on Margaret Mead
"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."