Quotes of Gertrude Stein

“ In the United States there is more space where nobody is than where anybody is. That is what makes America what it is. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Silent gratitude isn’t very much use to anyone. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ We are always the same age inside. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Whoever said money can’t buy happiness simply didn’t know where to go shopping. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ In the morning there is meaning, in the evening there is feeling. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Writing and reading is to me synonymous with existing. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ It is very easy to love alone. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ We are always the same age inside. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ We are always the same age inside. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Coffee is a lot more than just a drink; it’s something happening. Not as in hip, but like an event, a place to be, but not like a location, but like somewhere within yourself. It gives you time, but not actual hours or minutes, but a chance to be, like be yourself, and have a second cup. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ A rose is a rose is a rose. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ America is my country and Paris is my hometown. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ It is very easy to love alone. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ You look ridiculous if you dance You look ridiculous if you don't dance So you might as well dance. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ You will write if you will write without thinking of the result in terms of a result, but think of the writing in terms of discovery, which is to say that creation must take place between the pen and the paper, not before in a thought or afterwards in a recasting... It will come if it is there and if you will let it come. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ I certainly do care for you Jeff Campbell less than you are always thinking and much more than you are ever knowing ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ A FEATHER. A feather is trimmed, it is trimmed by the light and the bug and the post, it is trimmed by little leaning and by all sorts of mounted reserves and loud volumes. It is surely cohesive. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ I love my love with a b because she is peculiar. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ You will write if you will write without thinking of the result in terms of a result, but think of the writing in terms of discovery, which is to say that creation must take place between the pen and the paper, not before in a thought or afterwards in a recasting... It will come if it is there and if you will let it come. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ It takes a heap of loafing to write a book. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ I think one is naturally impressed by anything having a beginning a middle and an ending when one is beginning writing and that it is a natural thing because when one is emerging from adolescence, which is really when one first begins writing one feels that one would not have been one emerging from adolescence if there had not been a beginning and a middle and an ending to anything. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ After all everybody, that is, everybody who writes is interested in living inside themselves in order to tell what is inside themselves. That is why writers have to have two countries, the one where they belong and the one in which they live really. The second one is romantic, is is separate from themselves, it is not real but it is really there. ”

- Gertrude Stein

“ Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. ”

- Gertrude Stein
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