Tender Is The Night Quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald, David Nicholls, Joyce Carol Oates, John Keats and many others.
Actually that’s my secret вЂ” I can’t even talk about you to anybody because I don’t want any more people to know how wonderful you are.
I am tired of knowing nothing and being reminded of it all the time.
I read a lot of F. Scott Fitzgerald. I love ‘Tender is the Night,’ and its atmosphere of doomed romance. He was one of the greatest prose stylists, with a wonderfully clear but lyrical quality.
It is not necessarily poverty of spirit that makes a woman surround herself with life – it can be a superabundance of interest.
Writers are notoriously unable to know about themselves. Faulkner thought ‘The Fable’ was his best novel. F. Scott Fitzgerald liked ‘Tender Is the Night,’ an experimental novel.
Sometimes it is harder to deprive oneself of a pain than of a pleasure.
The strongest guard is placed at the gateway to nothing. Maybe because the condition of emptiness is too shameful to be divulged.
Well, you never knew exactly how much space you occupied in people’s lives. Yet from this fog his affection emerged–the best contacts are when one knows the obstacles and still wants to preserve a relation.
When you’re older you’ll know what people who love suffer. The agony. It’s better to be cold and young than to love. It’s happened to me before but never like this – so accidental – just when everything was going well.
Somewhere inside me there’ll always be the person I am to-night
One writes of scars healed, a loose parallel to the pathology of the skin, but there is no such thing in the life of an individual.
She smiled at him, making sure that the smile gathered up everything inside her and directed it toward him, making him a profound promise of herself for so little, for the beat of a response, the assurance of a complimentary vibration in him.
You’re the only girl I’ve seen for a long time that actually did look like something blooming.
the best contacts are when one knows the obstacles and still wants to preserve a relation.
Good manners are an admission that everybody is so tender that they have to be handled with gloves. Now, human respectвЂ”you don’t call a man a coward or a liar lightly, but if you spend your life sparing people’s feelings and feeding their vanity, you get so you can’t distinguish what should be respected in them.
Later she remembered all the hours of the afternoon as happy — one of those uneventful times that seem at the moment only a link between past and future pleasure, but turn out to have been the pleasure itself.
Well, you never knew exactly how much space you occupied in people’s lives.