f-scott-fitzgerald

the signs as weird f. scott fitzgerald things
  • aquarius:the time he stood on a window ledge reciting poetry and almost jumped out
  • pisces:his foot fetish
  • aries:the time he threatened to jump out a window to prove his love for james joyce
  • taurus:finding out where hemingway moved to and showing up at his doorstep in the middle of the night drunk
  • gemini:the egg yolks he'd put in his friends' hats as a prank
  • cancer:leaving bowls of money out at parties for people to take
  • leo:the time his school paper publicly wrote about him, "will someone poison scotty or find some means to shut his mouth?"
  • virgo:only getting into college because he wrote the admission board that it was his birthday and they felt sorry for him
  • libra:eating ice cream for breakfast and fudge for dinner
  • scorpio:bringing a suitcase filled solely with coca cola bottles to work when he was trying to quit drinking
  • sagittarius:the time in the army he was caught naked with a girl by one of his superiors and tried to bribe him with a one dollar bill folded to look like a hundred
  • capricorn:when he dropped out of college he tried saying it was because of his tuberculosis but really he was failing every single class
I wish the Beautiful and Damned had been a maturely written book because it was all true. We ruined ourselves - I have never honestly thought that we ruined each other.
—  Letter from F. Scott Fitzgerald to his wife Zelda Fitzgerald (1930 during Zelda’s schizophrenia treatment)
signs as f scott fitzgerald quotes
  • Aries:Never confuse a single defeat for a final defeat
  • Taurus:So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past
  • Gemini:Everybody's youth is a dream, a form of chemical madness
  • Cancer:It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the day worth living
  • Leo:I fell in love with her courage, her sincerity, and her flaming self respect
  • Virgo:What'll we do with ourselves this afternoon? And the day after that, and the next thirty years?
  • Libra:The easiest way to get a reputation is to go outside the fold, shout around for a few years as a violent atheist or a dangerous radical, and then crawl back to shelter
  • Scorpio:Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away
  • Sagittarius:And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning again and summer was over
  • Capricorn:I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a tender sort of curiosity
  • Aquarius:I like people and I like them to like me, but I wear my heart where God put it, on the inside
  • Pisces:There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice
F. Scott Fitzgerald for the Signs
  • Aries:"The fire blazing in her dark and injured heart seemed to glow around her like a flame."
  • Taurus:"We’ll survive, you and I."
  • Gemini:"There were girls who would tear you apart with their lips."
  • Cancer:"Two souls are sometimes created together and in love before they’re born."
  • Leo:"I love her and that’s the beginning and end of everything."
  • Virgo:"Whatever I am, you did it."
  • Libra:"Beauty means the scent of roses and then the death of roses."
  • Scorpio:"The sadness of the past is with me always."
  • Sagittarius:"I want excitement; and I don’t care what form it takes or what I pay for it, so long as it makes my heart beat."
  • Capricorn:"All life is just a progression toward and then a recession from one phrase— I love you."
  • Aquarius:"I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world."
  • Pisces:"She looks at him once more, with infinite longing, infinite sadness."