Quotes from the World for Friday 12/14/MMXII

The idea that to make a man work you’ve got to hold gold in front of his eyes is a growth, not an axiom. We’ve done that for so long that we’ve forgotten there’s any other way.

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940), U.S. author. Amory Blaine, in This Side of Paradise, bk. 2, ch. 5 (1920).