… as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world.
These quotes have changed, from Paradise to the Damned. Fitzgerald was 23 when he wrote This Side of Paradise, he was 25 when he wrote The Beautiful and the Damned. 279 more words
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I grew up, and the beauty of succulent illusions fell away from me. The fibre of my mind coarsened and my eyes grew miserably keen. Life rose around my island like a sea, and presently I was swimming.