Gertrude Stein Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Gertrude Stein quotes, Gertrude Stein sayings, and Gertrude Stein proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense. Gertrude Stein
Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose, Gertrude Stein
I rarely believe anything, because at the time of believing I am not really there to believe. Gertrude Stein
We are always the same age inside. Gertrude Stein
Writing and reading is to me synonymous with existing. 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
Each generation has something different at which they are all looking. Gertrude Stein
Considering how dangerous everything is, nothing is really very frightening. Gertrude Stein
Repeating is the whole of living and by repeating comes understanding, and understanding is to some the most important part of living. Gertrude Stein
This is the lesson that history teaches: repetition. Gertrude Stein
Coffee is a lot more than just a drink; it's something happening. Not as in hip, but like an event, a place to be, but not like a location, but like somewhere within yourself. It gives you time, but not actual hours or minutes, but a chance to be, like be yourself, and have a second cup. Gertrude Stein
In France one must adapt oneself to the fragrance of a urinal. 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
Remarks are not literature. Gertrude Stein
A beauty is not suddenly in a circle. It comes with rapture. A great deal of beauty is rapture. A circle is a necessity. Otherwise you would see no one. We each have our circle. Gertrude Stein
Disillusionment in living is finding that no one can really ever be agreeing with you completely in anything. Gertrude Stein
August is a month when if it is hot weather it is really very hot. Gertrude Stein
All the world knows how to cry but not all the world knows how to sigh. Sighing is extra. 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
A great deal of beauty is rapture. A circle is a necessity. Otherwise you would see no one. We each have our circle. Gertrude Stein
Action and reaction are equal and opposite. Gertrude Stein
Eating too much meat gives you indigestion and evil thoughts make you eat too much meat. 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
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
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
Every day is a renewal, every morning the daily miracle. This joy you feel is life. 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
We are always the same age inside. Gertrude Stein
What's the use of being a little boy if you are going to grow up to be a man? Gertrude Stein
Whoever said money can't buy happiness simply didn't know where to go shopping. Gertrude Stein