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dean_frey: Imogen Cunningham Gertrude Stein, San Francisco 2, 1935 "It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing." - Everybody's Autobiography, 1937

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

burnnn_it: "when you get there, there is no there, there" -Gertrude Stein

michaelscaines: We are lying crushed under an immense manuscript of Gertrude Stein’s. – Virginia Woolf, Sept 16 1925

SardarHanif10: Trump aides aim to build GOP opposition to Afghan refugees

blauwerke: Picasso, a postcard to Gertrude Stein from Paris (1919)

NoreenMasud: In contrast, the exact phrase "why does Gertrude Stein"? 5 results. People know what they want, and it's cats doing weird stuff.

14sonnet: Poets Online Blog: Two Americans in Paris Gertrude Stein and Alice

JasonDDavis6: "Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense." ~ Gertrude Stein

maxayodotcom: In the morning there is meaning, in the evening there is feeling - Gertrude Stein You have us all the time!

ChristaKinde: "It takes a heap of loafing to write a book." —Gertrude Stein amwriting

ioulex: in the works.. "Do we suppose that all she knows is that a rose is a rose is a rose is a rose." -Gertrude Stein

d_orothyparker: Gertrude Stein did us the most harm when she said, 'You're all a lost generation.' That got around to certain people and we all said, 'Whee! We're lost.'

TheSecretJunio1: Think positive - Silent gratitude isn’t very much to anyone. - Gertrude Stein

oologist: Common sense Voltaire <le sens commun n'est pas si commun> Common sense & a sense of humour are the same thing moving at different speeds A sense of humour is just common sense dancing Clive James So much information all day long that they lose their common sense Gertrude Stein

szkururugi: Ok gonna listen to Bet On It for a full ten minutes and then I’m going to read 68 pages of Gertrude Stein

SarcasmLiving: “It takes a lot of time to be a genius. You have to sit around so much, doing nothing, really doing nothing.” ― Gertrude Stein

MoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought. - Gertrude Stein

bret_jensen: “Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.”― Gertrude Stein

femconfessional: To Alice B Toklas, a love poem/note written by Gertrude Stein to her partner Alice, read by Melita White of Feminist Confessional.

PaulGagliardi1: Still thinking about how in Friday's lit class I compared Gertrude Stein to Kanye West.

stonewalldems51: Join us tonight at our September General Body Meeting w/ TJ Maloney for a discussion on the VOICE Amendment Act of 2021. RSVP Here:

contentmo: Writers Inspirational Quotes I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought. - Gertrude Stein

rosemcgowan: As Gertrude Stein famously said, “there’s no there there.”

mikala11nicole: Due to multiple failed professional conversations last week, I'm adopting a more hands-off approach all around. "Generally speaking, anybody is more interesting doing nothing than doing anything" -Gertrude Stein Maybe interesting will translate to more competent, etc.

movie__theater: only lovers love to lie what's wrong with quoting Gertrude Stein,The television antichrist and your mother?

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought. - Gertrude Stein

tableofferings: "A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose" wrote Gertrude Stein in 1913. Whoa people! I say maybe yes . . . mm . . . maybe no. She also referred to life and things in general as "it is what it is". Again . . . I say maybe.

wb_gooderham: Found! inside 2ndhand copy of The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein: "The most sensitive rag-doll I know..."

poetscopesbot: gertrude stein says saturday will be horribly limited for aries

queerlitbot: When I am feeling depressed and anxious and sullen all you have to do is take your clothes off and all is wiped away revealing life’s tenderness Frank O'Hara, Poem (À la recherche de Gertrude Stein)

rustyon2: "Milk." Climb up in sight climb in the whole utter needles and a guess a whole guess is hanging. Hanging hanging. - Gertrude Stein

michaeldlukas: Is that Gertrude Stein’s baby book?

SunnyJ_Tarot: “Whoever said money can’t buy happiness didn’t know where to shop.” – Gertrude Stein

blauwerke: Hemmingway, a postcard from Pamplona (Spain). to Gertrude Stein (July 1924)

poetscopesbot: gertrude stein says saturday will be rebellious for leo

AllOnFire: Writers Inspirational Quotes I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought. - Gertrude Stein

ronkowitz: "Alice B. Toklas Moves in with Gertrude Stein" via One-Page Schoolhouse

jeffpaternostro: “Artists do not experiment. Experiment is what scientists do; they initiate an operation of unknown factors to be instructed by its results. An artist puts down what he knows and at every moment it is what he knows at that moment.” - Gertrude Stein

bradyevanwalker: Gertrude Stein wrote, “I really do not know that anything has ever been more exciting than diagramming sentences. I like the feeling, the everlasting feeling of sentences as they diagram themselves.”

holdengraber: “We are always the same age inside.” ~ Gertrude Stein

rgbrb: I’d have said Gertrude Stein before I found out she was a nazi. With her out of the picture, I think I’ll go with Haruki Murakami.

Elmanogonsalves: This proves that it was the SF media which took the Gertrude Stein statement of “No there, there” (regarding her Oakland home being torn down upon her return from a long stay in France) out of context, in order to bash Oakland. Didn’t we already suspect this?

dunwoodybarbers: This Day in History Alice B. Toklas moves in permanently with Gertrude Stein

inWorldHistory: Alice B. Toklas moves in permanently with Gertrude Stein

MeganMcGurk: Was reading about this last night. After Publisher’s Weekly put Kathleen Winsor on the cover, Bennett Cerf responded with a picture of Gertrude Stein and Alice B Toklas captioned ‘Shucks, we’ve got glamour girls, too’

mcnaughtongunn: September 9, 1910: Alice B. Toklas moves in permanently with Gertrude Stein

daveangilella: “An important thing is to not make up in your mind that you are any one thing.” - Gertrude Stein

poetscopesbot: gertrude stein says friday will be rebellious for taurus

BeineckeLibrary: Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas Papers

iab9208: In a Frye address: If we are lost in a strange town and ask someone for directions, we do not get prose: we get Gertrude Stein.

portallivreiros: [Sebo do Amenófis] The Marketing of Americans (Gertrude Stein) [Dalkey Archive Press, 1995]

rebeccaebrill: thinking, as always, abt how on her deathbed gertrude stein asked alice b. toklas "what is the answer?" & alice said "there is no answer" & then gertrude said "then there is no question" and immediately dropped dead

culture_fight: THERE CAN BE ONLY ONE: the Garbage Pail Kids or Gertrude Stein's 'Tender Buttons'

PetloverHermine: 09Sept/1807: Alice B. Toklas moves into Gertrude Stein’s home at 27 rue de Fleurus one day after arriving in Paris. They will be together until Stein’s death in 1946.

brainpickings: “This is a love story. You know. How two people, joined together, become themselves.” On this day in 1907, her first day as an expatriate in Paris, Gertrude Stein met Alice B. Toklas. Artist Maria Kalman's illustrated love letter to their love:

brainpicker: “This is a love story. You know. How two people, joined together, become themselves.” On this day in 1907, her first day as an expatriate in Paris, Gertrude Stein met Alice B. Toklas. Artist Maria Kalman's illustrated love letter to their love:

annemsia: Alice B. Toklas moves in permanently with Gertrude Stein

SteveClevelan19: "Everybody gets so much information all the time that they lose their common sense." - Gertrude Stein

mr_e_motion: The downside for many is the permanent loss of what Gertrude Stein called “the everlasting feeling.” She said we have it as children and lose it as we grow, and the way many of us reclaim it is by having babies.

authorgreene: A Word Portrait of Gertrude Stein in the Style of Gertrude Stein's Word Portraits

SOAAMHUB: Artist Maira Kalman Illustrates the Extraordinary Love Story of Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas

brainpicker: “This is a love story. You know. How two people, joined together, become themselves.” On this day in 1907, her first day as an expatriate in Paris, Gertrude Stein met Alice B. Toklas. An illustrated love letter to their love:

mymodernmet: Living and liaising in early 20th-century Paris, Stein had connections to some of the period’s most important artists.

DianaSAdams: The reason I hold Henry James up so high with Gertrude Stein, they knew the area where poetry & prose can be at once, and did with a ‘live’ sentence

secondhandsins: 'It’s impossible to know whom you’re writing for. I always quote Gertrude Stein’s famous line, “you write for yourself and strangers.” That about sums it up.' —John Ashbery

DrLeoStrauss: People are piling on Peter Baker. For doing a snide hit piece on a grieving parent. I'll leave that to them. But this was obvious from Spring 2021. Gertrude Stein once said of Ezra Pound "He likes to be the village explainer. Great if you're a village. Not if you're not."

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

amelianebula: Art fair week? No it’s Gertrude Stein salon week

poetscopesbot: gertrude stein says saturday will be rebellious for pisces

billdiskin: The US Tour That Made Gertrude Stein a Household Name

st0nem1lker: i think the fact that Gertrude stein prose is bad and silly is what makes it good actually

MoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought. - Gertrude Stein

welfordwrites: I have always noticed that in portraits of really great writers the mouth is always closed. Gertrude Stein

tableofferings: Dishing it up / with Sharon Insul Come sit with me for awhile . . . and see what I’m bringing to the table ® "A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose" wrote Gertrude Stein in 1913. Whoa people! I say maybe yes . . . mm . . . maybe no.

blauwerke: Henri Matisse, self-painted postcard to Michael Stein (Gertrude's brother), 1911.

DonovanCleckley: With the great modernist Gertrude Stein, who preceded Stonewall, one might notice that she and her lover Alice B. Toklas played with pronouns. But it would be odd to see Stein playfully using “he/him/his” as a sign of a “male” “gender identity.” The very idea just seems idiotic.

chikuwa100q_bot: 85. We are always/ the same age inside. [Gertrude Stein]

MichaelEmbry: The US Tour That Made Gertrude Stein a Household Name

dangodston: “Why don’t you write as you talk?” — reporter “Why don’t you read as I write?” — Gertrude Stein

blauwerke: Gertrude Stein, a postcard from Paris (1939)

SunnyJ_Tarot: “Silent gratitude isn't very much use to anyone.”— Gertrude Stein

SamRasnake: Favorites, 16 "A kind in glass and a cousin, a spectacle and nothing strange a single hurt color and an arrangement in a system to pointing. All this and not ordinary, not unordered in not resembling. The difference is spreading." Gertrude Stein "A Carafe, that is a Blind Glass"

tableofferings: "A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose" wrote Gertrude Stein in 1913. Whoa people! I say maybe yes . . . mm . . . maybe no. She also referred to life and things in general as "it is what it is". Again . . . I say maybe.

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought. - Gertrude Stein

nu_handen: Dad out here dictating texts like Gertrude Stein

mariannahagler: what’s brilliant about both wittgenstein and gertrude stein is that they both think that the most important part of life is having a conversation

SmdIshan: Silent gratitude isn't very much use to anyone. -Gertrude Stein

poemless: Reading Gertrude Stein and finding her writing very accessible and surprisingly hilarious. What else have I been lied to about?

wateryone: Every time I feel like I’m spinning my wheels and lockdown seems to be more about the languishing than it is the lively, I remind myself of Gertrude Stein: “anything one does every day is important and imposing and anywhere one lives is interesting and beautiful.”

ashland1221: How could Vichy-supporting Gertrude Stein and communist Picasso have been friends? http://t.co/dZBXjJo4oh

Berti_and_Ernie: I am I because my little dog knows me. Gertrude Stein

rs_bradley49: "It is awfully important to know what is and what is not your business." Gertrude Stein

thor_benson: Gertrude Stein's home in Paris where Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Picasso and others used to hang out

BryanJCollins: “One must dare to be happy. “ - Gertrude Stein

contentmo: Writers Inspirational Quotes I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought. - Gertrude Stein

zombiesfj: In “Testimony against Gertrude Stein,” a brief issue of Transition published in February of 1935, artists who took issue with “Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas,” including Matisse, offered their corrections.

AllOnFire: Writers Inspirational Quotes I write for myself and strangers. The strangers, dear Readers, are an afterthought. - Gertrude Stein

joyfulmoocher: If He Had Used His Real Name He May Have Had A Sandwich Named After Him (like Gertrude Stein)--Mal Z. Lawrence, Noted Catskill Quipster, Dies at 88-- he brought borscht belt humor to audiences all over the country, including on Broadway.

WTSchultz: “Not knowing what to do about it all, Gertrude Stein did nothing”



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