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Counting is the religion of this generation it is ...
by Gertrude Stein

Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its salvation.
- Gertrude Stein

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein

Everybody gets so much information all day long that
they lose their common sense.
- Gertrude Stein

The nineteenth century believed in science but the
twentieth century does not.
- Gertrude Stein

 

There is too much fathering going on just now and there
is no doubt about it fathers are depressing.
- Gertrude Stein

It is the soothing thing about history that it does repeat itself.
- Gertrude Stein

Money is always there but the pockets change;
it is not in the same pockets after a change,
and that is all there is to say about money.
- Gertrude Stein

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It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with
a whole family you can forget about them.
- Gertrude Stein

There ain't no answer.
There ain't gonna be any answer.
There never has been an answer.
That's the answer.
- Gertrude Stein

In a war everybody always knows all about Switzerland,
in peace times it is just Switzerland but in war time
it is the only country that everybody has confidence in,
everybody.
- Gertrude Stein

It is very easy to love alone.
- Gertrude Stein

A real failure does not need an excuse.
It is an end in itself.
- Gertrude Stein

I know what Germans are.
They are a funny people.
They are always choosing someone to lead them in a
direction which they do not want to go.
- Gertrude Stein

What is music.
A passion for colonies not a love of country.
- Gertrude Stein

Before the flowers of friendship faded friendship faded.
- Gertrude Stein

If you are looking down while you are walking it is
better to walk up hill the ground is nearer.
- Gertrude Stein

I do want to get rich but I never want to do what there is to do to get rich.
- Gertrude Stein

One does not get better but different and older and
that is always a pleasure.
- Gertrude Stein

History takes time.
History makes memory.
- Gertrude Stein

I rarely believe anything, because at the time of believing
I am not really there to believe.
- Gertrude Stein

The contemporary thing in art and literature is the
thing which doesn't make enough difference to the people
of that generation so that they can accept it or reject it.
- Gertrude Stein

Human beings are interested in two things.
They are interested in the reality and interested in telling about it.
- Gertrude Stein

Hemingway's remarks are not literature.
- Gertrude Stein

You'll be old and you never lived, and you kind of
feel silly to lie down and die and to never have lived,
to have been a job chaser and never have lived.
- Gertrude Stein

A vegetable garden in the beginning looks so promising
and then after all little by little it grows nothing but vegetables,
nothing, nothing but vegetables.
- Gertrude Stein

If you can do it then why do it?
- Gertrude Stein

Oh, I wish I were a miser; being a miser must be so occupying.
- Gertrude Stein

A house in the country is not the same as a country house.
- Gertrude Stein

Romance is everything.
- Gertrude Stein

What is marriage, is marriage protection or religion,
is marriage renunciation or abundance,
is marriage a stepping-stone or an end.
What is marriage.
- Gertrude Stein

War is never fatal but always lost.
Always lost.
- Gertrude Stein

When they are alone they want to be with others,
and when they are with others they want to be alone.
After all, human beings are like that.
- Gertrude Stein

Very likely education does not make very much difference.
- Gertrude Stein

Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose.
- Gertrude Stein

It is extraordinary that whole populations have no projects for the future,
none at all.
It certainly is extraordinary, but it is certainly true.
- Gertrude Stein

America is my country and Paris is my hometown.
- Gertrude Stein

I've been rich and I've been poor.
It's better to be rich.
- Gertrude Stein

We are always the same age inside.
- Gertrude Stein

An audience is always warming but it must never be necessary to your work.
- Gertrude Stein

Do you know because I tell you so, or do you know,
do you know.
- Gertrude Stein

Just as everybody has the vote including women,
I think children should, because as a child is conscious
of itself then it has to me an existence and has a stake in what happens.
- Gertrude Stein

It is so friendly so simply friendly and though inevitable
not a sadness and though occurring not a shock.
- Gertrude Stein

Remarks are not literature.
- Gertrude Stein

Literature - creative literature - unconcerned with sex,
is inconceivable.
- Gertrude Stein

Generally speaking, everyone is more interesting doing
nothing than doing anything.
- Gertrude Stein

What is the answer? In that case, what is the question?
- Gertrude Stein

I have declared that patience is never more than patient.
I too have declared, that I who am not patient am patient.
- Gertrude Stein

Do not forget birthdays.
This is in no way a propaganda for a larger population.
- Gertrude Stein

Men cannot count, they do not know that two and two
make four if women do not tell them so.
- Gertrude Stein

Supposing everyone lived at one time what would they say.
They would observe that stringing string beans is universal.
- Gertrude Stein

It takes a lot of time to be a genius,
you have to sit around so much doing nothing,
really doing nothing.
- Gertrude Stein

This is the lesson that history teaches:
repetition.
- Gertrude Stein

Name any name and then remember everybody you ever knew who bore that name.
Are they all alike.
I think so.
- Gertrude Stein

Everybody knows if you are too careful you are so occupied
in being careful that you are sure to stumble over something.
- Gertrude Stein

Action and reaction are equal and opposite.
- Gertrude Stein

Argument is to me the air I breathe.
Given any proposition, I cannot help believing the
other side and defending it.
- Gertrude Stein

It is natural not to care about a sister certainly
not when she is four years older and grinds her teeth at night.
- Gertrude Stein

It is not what France gave you but what it did not
take from you that was important.
- Gertrude Stein

Just before she died she asked, What is the answer? No answer came.
She laughed and said, In that case, what is the question? Then she died.
- Gertrude Stein

The thing that differentiates man from animals is money.
- Gertrude Stein

But the problem is that when I go around and speak on campuses,
I still don't get young men standing up and saying,
'How can I combine career and family?'
- Gertrude Stein

Picasso once remarked I do not care who it is that
has or does influence me as long as it is not myself.
- Gertrude Stein

A diary means yes indeed.
- Gertrude Stein

Everybody thinks that this civilization has lasted
a very long time but it really does take very few grandfathers'
granddaughters to take us back to the dark ages.
- Gertrude Stein

The nineteenth century was completely lacking in logic,
it had cosmic terms and hopes, and aspirations,
and discoveries, and ideals but it had no logic.
- Gertrude Stein

The earth is the earth as a peasant sees it,
the world is the world as a duchess sees it,
and anyway a duchess would be nothing if the earth
was not there as the peasant sees it.
- Gertrude Stein

Poetry consists in a rhyming dictionary and things seen.
- Gertrude Stein

Is it worse to be scared than to be bored,
that is the question.
- Gertrude Stein

It is funny the two things most men are proudest of
is the thing that any man can do and doing does in the same way,
that is being drunk and being the father of their son.
- Gertrude Stein

Nature is commonplace.
Imitation is more interesting.
- Gertrude Stein

Men and girls, men and girls: Artificial swine and pearls.
- Gertrude Stein


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