"It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger."
"A successful man is one who makes more money than his wife can spend. A successful woman is one who can find such a man."Gertrude Stein on Lana Turner
"I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... And try to find somebody whose life has given them vodka, and have a party."Gertrude Stein on Ron White
"A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid ones that need the advice."Gertrude Stein on Bill Cosby
"Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes."Gertrude Stein on Jim Carrey
"Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive."Gertrude Stein on Elbert Hubbard
"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."