Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.
She refused to be bored chiefly because she wasnt boring.
We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising. I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.
By the time a person has achieved years adequate for choosing a direction, the die is cast and the moment has long since passed which determined the future.
I don't want to live. I want to love first, and live incidentally.
Mr. Fitzgerald--I believe that is how he spells his name--seems to believe that plagiarism begins at home.
It is the loose ends with which men hang themselves.
Youth doesn't need friends -- it only needs crowds.
There seemed to be some heavenly support beneath his shoulder blades that lifted his feet from the ground in ecstatic suspension, as if he secretly enjoyed the ability to fly but was walking as a compromise to convention.
. . . she tried to weave the strength of her father and the young beauty of her first love with David, the happy oblivion of her teens and her warm protected childhood into a magic cloak.
And only weaklings...who lack courage and the power to feel they're right when the whole world says they're wrong, ever lose.
They hadn't much faith in travel, nor a great belief in a change of scene as a panacea for spiritual ills; they were simply glad to be going.
All I want to be is very young always and very irresponsible and to feel that my life is my own-to live and be happy and die in my own way to please myself
Nobody has ever measured, even poets, how much a heart can hold.