Quotation by F. Scott Fitzgerald

How strange to have failed as a social creature—even criminals do not fail that way—they are the law's "Loyal Opposition," so to speak. But the insane are always mere guests on earth, eternal strangers carrying around broken decalogues that they cannot read.
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940), U.S. author. letter, Dec. 1940, to his daughter, Frances "Scottie" Fitzgerald. The Letters of F. Scott Fitzgerald, ed. Andrew Turnbull (1963).

Of his wife Zelda; Zelda was then receiving treatment for her mental illness.
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