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F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes: The cleverly expressed opposite of any generally accepted idea is worth a fortune to somebody.
         

The cleverly expressed opposite of any generally accepted idea is worth a fortune to somebody.


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We must leave this terrifying place to-morrow and go searching for sunshine.



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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.



Take off that darn fur coat!...Or maybe you'd like to have us open all the windows.

Take off that darn fur coat!...Or maybe you'd like to have us open all the windows.



Art isn't meaningless... It is in itself. It isn't in that it tries to make life less so.

Art isn't meaningless... It is in itself. It isn't in that it tries to make life less so.



no matter - tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . And then one fine morning—So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

no matter - tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . And then one fine morning—So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.





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