And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
The Great Gatsby (1925).
At eighteen our convictions are hills from which we look; at forty-five they are caves in which we hide.F. Scott Fitzgerald
In his blue gardens, men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me.F. Scott Fitzgerald
Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.F. Scott Fitzgerald
First you take a drink, then the drink takes a drink, then the drink takes you.F. Scott Fitzgerald
The compensation of a very early success is a conviction that life is a romantic matter. In the best sense one stays young.F. Scott Fitzgerald