This Side of Paradise Quotes.

1. "I don't want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

2. "I'm not sentimental--I'm as romantic as you are. The idea, you know, is that the sentimental person thinks things will last--the romantic person has a desperate confidence that they won't."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

3. "They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

4. "You'll find another.' God! Banish the thought. Why don't you tell me that 'if the girl had been worth having she'd have waited for you'? No, sir, the girl really worth having won't wait for anybody."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

5. "It was always the becoming he dreamed of, never the being."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

6. "I'm a slave to my emotions, to my likes, to my hatred of boredom, to most of my desires."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

7. "There is a moment—Oh, just before the first kiss, a whispered word—something that makes it worth while."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

8. "I'm a cynical idealist."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

9. "I hope something happens. I'm restless as the devil and have a horror of getting fat or falling in love and growing domestic."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

10. "Don't let yourself feel worthless: often through life you will really be at your worst when you seem to think best of yourself; and don't worry about losing your "personality," as you persist in calling it: at fifteen you had the radiance of early morning, at twenty you will begin to have the melancholy brilliance of the moon, and when you are my age you will give out, as I do, the genial golden warmth of 4 p.m."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise

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