F. Scott Fitzgerald, aged 16.

Scott Fitzgerald, aged His was a great sin who first invented consciousness. Scott Fitzgerald (Tales of the Jazz Age - The Diamond As Big As The Ritz,

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. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.   F. Scott Fitzgerald 1896-1940

Amazon Tackles Hollywood’s F. Scott Fitzgerald Obsession

"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.

Frances Scott Fitzgerald Smith, the only child of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, won recognition in her own right as a writer, political activist, and patron of the arts. Scottie was a reporter by trade.

Frances Scott Fitzgerald Smith, the only child of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, won recognition in her own right as a writer, political activist, and patron of the arts. Scottie was a reporter by trade.

Ernest & Hadley Hemingway, Switzerland, 1922 -- three years before the publication of The Sun Also Rises turned Hemingway into one of the most talked-about writers on the planet.

Ernest Hemingway and his wife Elizabeth Hadley Richardson at Chamby, Switzerland in the Winter of (JFK Presidential Library photo)

Zelda Fitgerald

Emancipated young woman, style icon, muse: for writer Francis Scott Fitzgerald his wife Zelda was all this and much more. For her female peers in the Twenties she represented the courage and talent of the New Woman at the start of the century

zelda fitzgerald-At the end of the Jazz Age, Scott wrote, “Sometimes I don’t know whether Zelda and I are real or whether we are characters in one of my novels.”

zelda fitzgerald-At the end of the Jazz Age, Scott wrote, “Sometimes I don’t know whether Zelda and I are real or whether we are characters in one of my novels.

“Zelda just wasn’t afraid of anything, of boys, of being talked about; she was absolutely fearless. There was this board rigged up at the swimming pool and, well, almost nobody ever dived from the top. But Zelda did, and I was hard put to match her. I really didn’t want to. She swam and dived as well as any of the boys and better than most of us. She had no more worries than a puppy would have, or a kitten….But she did have a bad reputation….

“Zelda just wasn’t afraid of anything, of boys, of being talked about; she was absolutely fearless. There was this board rigged up at the swimming pool and, well, almost nobody ever dived from the top. But Zelda did, and I was hard put to match her. I really didn’t want to. She swam and dived as well as any of the boys and better than most of us. She had no more worries than a puppy would have, or a kitten….But she did have a bad reputation….

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald photographed for a magazine cover shortly after 'This Side of Paradise' was published.  She called this her "Elizabeth Arden" face.

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald photographed for a magazine cover shortly after 'This Side of Paradise' was published. She called this her "Elizabeth Arden" face.

Read Zelda Fitzgerald's Newly Discovered Short Story, "The Iceberg"

Read Zelda Fitzgerald’s Newly Discovered Short Story, “The Iceberg”

Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald ( American novelist and the wife of writer F.

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