Stein, Gertrude Quotes

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A writer must always try to have a philosophy and he should also have a psychology and a philology and many other things. Without a philosophy and a psychology and all these various other things he is not really worthy of being called a writer. I agree with Kant and Schopenhauer and Plato and Spinoza and that is quite enough to be called a philosophy. But then of course a philosophy is not the same thing as a style.

By: Neha Dhupia # 11
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Generally speaking, everyone is more interresting doing nothing than doing anything.

By: shekhar # 1
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Communists are people who fancied that they had an unhappy childhood.

By: Ambreen Dhiman # 21
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The contemporary thing in art and literature is the thing which doesn't make enough difference to the people of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it.

By: Amit Rank # 32
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What is the answer? [Silence] In that case, what is the question?

By: Amit Rank # 32
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Let me listen to myself and not to them.

By: Amit Kher # 24
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Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.

By: Aksh Dhiman # 2
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I do want to get rich but I never want to do what there is to do to get rich.

By: Amit Sana # 31
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It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.

By: Aksh Dhiman # 2
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Nature is commonplace. Imitation is more interesting.

By: Aksh Dhiman # 2
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The minute you or anybody else knows what you are you are not it, you are what you or anybody else knows you are and as everything in living is made up of finding out what you are it is extraordinarily difficult really not to know what you are and yet to be that thing.

By: Aksh Dhiman # 2
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Oh, I wish I were a miser; being a miser must be so occupying.

By: Aksh Dhiman # 2
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Money is always there but the pockets change.

By: Aksh Dhiman # 2
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I simply contend that the middle-class ideal which demands that people be affectionate, respectable, honest and content, that they avoid excitements and cultivate serenity is the ideal that appeals to me, it is in short the ideal of affectionate family life, of honorable business methods.

By: Aksh Dhiman # 2
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