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The Beautiful and Damned

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Things are sweeter when they're lost. I know--because once I wanted something and got it. It was the only thing I ever wanted badly, Dot, and when I got it it turned to dust in my hand.”

“Here's to alcohol, the rose colored glasses of life.”

“I don’t want just words. If that’s all you have for me, you’d better go”

“A woman should be able to kiss a man beautifully and romantically without any desire to be either his wife or his mistress.”

“Tired, tired with nothing, tired with everything, tired with the world’s weight he had never chosen to bear.”

“She was dazzling-- alight; it was agony to comprehend her beauty in a glance.”

“I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world.”

“Life is so damned hard, so damned hard... It just hurts people and hurts people, until finally it hurts them so that they can't be hurt ever any more. That's the last and worst thing it does.”

“It seemed that the only lover she had ever wanted was a lover in a dream.”

“We all have souls of different ages”

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