Gertrude Stein Quote


Gertrude Stein
Source/Notes:
Libretto for the opera The Mother Of Us All by Virgil Thomson (1947), from Last Operas and Plays (1949)
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Do you know because I tell you so, or do you know, do you know.  - Gertrude Stein
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Gertrude Stein
Source/Notes:
From the lecture "The Gradual Making of The Making of Americans", 1934-1935. Published by Random House, 1935: "... because after all I know I really do know that it can be done and if it can be done why do it."
Gertrude Stein
Source/Notes:
As quoted in The American Treasury, 1455-1955 (1955) edited by Clifton Fadiman, p. 946

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Born: February 3, 1874

Died: July 29, 1946 (aged 72)

Nationality: American

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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