• quote quotes lit Literature F. Scott Fitzgerald innocence this side of paradise wordsnquotes •
I don’t want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.

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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...
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.
….I can’t even talk about you to anybody because I don’t want any more people to know how wonderful you are.
You have a place in my heart no one else ever could have.
She is the most charming person in the world. That’s all. I refuse to amplify. Excepting - she’s perfect.
Angry, and half in love with you, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
You’ll understand why storms are named after people.
I’m not sure what I’ll do, but — well, I want to go places and see people.
I am tired of knowing nothing and being reminded of it all the time.
You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.