Gertrude Stein Quotes



Best 17 Quotes by Gertrude Stein

“A very important thing is not to make up your mind that you are any one thing.”

“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.”

“Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.”

“I do want to get rich but I never want to do what there is to get rich.”

“If you can't say anything nice about anyone else, come sit next to me.”

“It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.”

“It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing.”

“Let me listen to me and not to them.”

“One must dare to be happy.”

“Silent gratitude isn't very much use to anyone.”

“We are always the same age inside.”

“Whenever you get there, there is no there there.”

“Writing and reading is to me synonymous with existing.”

“You have to know what you want to get it.”

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