Gertrude Stein Quotes

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We are always the same age inside.
— Gertrude Stein
War is never fatal but always lost. Always lost.
— Gertrude Stein

war

I can eat it with a spoon or with a soup ladle or anything and I like it.

praise

Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening.
— Gertrude Stein

fear

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.
— Gertrude Stein

common sense modern life Internet

It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
— Gertrude Stein

genius

It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing.
— Gertrude Stein
If you really listen, you will hear people repeating themselves. You will hear their pleading nature or their attacking nature or their asserting nature.
— Gertrude Stein

listening human nature

A long complicated sentence should force itself upon you, make you know yourself knowing it and the comma, well at the most a comma is a poor period that lets you stop and take a breath but if you want to take a breath you ought to know yourself that you want to take a breath.

punctuation