F. Scott Fitzgerald
Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American writer, whose works illustrate the Jazz Age. While he achieved limited success in his lifetime, he is now widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.
Born: September 24, 1896, Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 21, 1940, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
Spouse: Zelda Fitzgerald (m. 1920–1940)
Short stories: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function.