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Quotes by F Scott Fitzgerald

'To have something to say is a question of sleepless nights and worry and endless ratiocination of a subject - of endless trying to dig out of the essential truth, the essential justice.'

'An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next and schoolmasters ever after.'

'You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you've got something to say.'

'All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.'

'An author ought to write for the youth of his own generation, the critics of the next, and the schoolmasters of ever afterwards.'

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