Gertrude Stein Quotes

108 Gertrude Stein quotes:

"We are always the same age inside"
"In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. This is what makes America what it is."
Author: Stein Quotes Category: America Quotes
"Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers' granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages."
"It is natural not to care about a sister certainly not when she is four years older and grinds her teeth at night."
"Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone."
"Do not forget birthdays. This is in no way a propaganda for a larger population."
"A masterpiece... may be unwelcome but it is never dull."
"I rarely believe anything, because at the time of believing I am not really there to believe."
"Just before she died she asked, What is the answer? No answer came. She laughed and said, In that case, what is the question? Then she died."
"We are always the same age inside."
"You'll be old and you never lived, and you kind of feel silly to lie down and die and to never have lived, to have been a job chaser and never have lived."
"It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with a whole family you can forget about them."
"America is my country and Paris is my hometown."
"The unreal is natural, so natural that it makes of unreality the most natural of anything natural. That is what America does, and that is what America is."
Author: Stein Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded."
"Poetry consists in a rhyming dictionary and things seen."
"There is a difference between twenty-nine and thirty. When you are twenty-nine it can be the beginning of everything. When you are thirty it can be the end of everything."
"There is no such thing as being good to your wife."
"Very likely education does not make very much difference."
"A house in the country is not the same as a country house."

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