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The reason why all of us naturally began to live in France is because France has scientific methods, machines and electricity, but does not really believe that these things have anything to do with the real business of living.  - Gertrude Stein
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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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