Gertrude Stein Quotes (174 quotes)
Letter to F. Scott Fitzgerald (22 May 1925), published in Fitzgerald's The Crack-Up (1945)
“One of the pleasant things those of us who write or paint do is to have the daily miracle. It does come.”
Paris France (1940)
“Picasso once remarked I do not care who it is that has or does influence me as long as it is not myself.”
What Are Masterpieces and Why Are There So Few of Them (1936)
The Yale Edition of the Unpublished Writings of Gertrude Stein: Painted lace, and other pieces, 1914-1937 (1955 edition)
Comment to Ernest Hemingway, Ch. 7 - The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933)
Sacred Emily - Geography and Plays (1922)
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Born: February 3, 1874
Died: July 29, 1946 (aged 72)
Occupation: Author, writer, poet
Bio: Gertrude Stein was an American writer, poet, and art collector who spent most of her life in France.
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