I don't care about truth. I want some happiness.
 F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Beautiful and Damned (1922). copy citation

Author F. Scott Fitzgerald
Source The Beautiful and Damned
Topic truth happiness
Date 1922
Language English
Weblink https://www.gutenberg.org/files/9830/9830-h/9830-h.htm


“And if you must have a faith to soften things, take up one that appeals to the reason of some one beside a lot of hysterical women. A person like you oughtn't to accept anything unless it's decently demonstrable."
"I don't care about truth. I want some happiness."
"Well, if you've got a decent mind the second has got to be qualified by the first. Any simple soul can delude himself with mental garbage."
"I don't care," she held out stoutly, "and, what's more, I'm not propounding any doctrine."” source

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