F. Scott Fitzgerald Quotes (displaying: 21 - 30 of 804 quotes)
For years afterward when Amory thought of Eleanor he seemed still to hear the wind sobbing around him and sending little chills into the places beside his heart. The night when they rode up the cold slope and watched the cold moon float through the clouds, he lost a further part of him that nothing could restore; and when he lost it he lost also the power of regretting it. Eleanor was, say, the last time that evil crept close to Amory under the mask of beauty, the last weird mystery that held him with wild fascination and pounded his soul to flakes.
I was rather literary in colleg?one year I wrote a series of very solemn and obvious editorials for the 'Yale News.?and now I was going to bring back all such things into my life and become again that most limited of all specialists, the 'well-rounded man.' This is?t just an epigra?life is much more successfully looked at from a single window, after all.
Over the great bridge, with the sunlight through the girders making a constant flicker upon the moving cars, with the city rising up across the river in white heaps and sugar lumps all built with a wish out of non-olfactory money. The city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time, in its first wild promise of all the mystery and the beauty in the world.