• F. Scott Fitzgerald this side of paradise bookmania •
I want to tell you about your heart—you’ve probably been neglecting your heart—and you don’t know.

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You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.
  • aquarius:the time he stood on a window ledge reciting poetry and almost jumped out
  • pisces:his foot fetish
  • aries:the time he threatened to jump out a window to prove his love for james joyce
  • taurus:finding out where hemingway moved to and showing up at his doorstep in the middle of the night drunk
  • gemini:the egg yolks he'd put in his friends' hats as a prank
  • cancer:leaving bowls of money out at parties for people to take
  • leo:the time his school paper publicly wrote about him, "will someone poison scotty or find some means to shut his mouth?"
  • virgo:only getting into college because he wrote the admission board that it was his birthday and they felt sorry for him
  • ...
You’re trying to leave yourself behind, but you can’t. The more you try to run away from yourself, the more you’ll have yourself with you.
You will walk differently alone, dear, through a thicker atmosphere, forcing your way through the shadows of chairs, through the dripping sm...
I wanna be your idea of perfect.
Writers aren’t exactly people..they’re a whole bunch of people trying to be one person.
I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me, you’d better go.
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Angry, and half in love with you, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
You’ll understand why storms are named after people.
….I can’t even talk about you to anybody because I don’t want any more people to know how wonderful you are.
I’m not sure what I’ll do, but — well, I want to go places and see people.