Friday, February 29, 2008

Dead Guy Quote (9)

"There are no second acts in American lives." -- F. Scott Fitzgerald

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

a thoughtful man and gifted writer quoting a thoughtful man and gifted writer. very fitting.

Barry said...

I love Scott Fitzgerald's writing, but this is one of the most spectacularly inaccurate observations ever committed to paper.

There *are* second acts, and third acts, and sometimes even encores, in American lives... *everybody* gets to reinvent themselves at least once, trust me on this.