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Gertrude Stein
Gertrude Stein
Gertrude Stein.
BornFebruary 3, 1874
Allegheny City, Pennsylvania
DiedJuly 27, 1946
Neuilly, France
American writer. Lived in France 1909-1946, where she hosted many writers and artists including Hemingway and Picasso. Best known for The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933).

The repository contains one quote from Gertrude Stein.


It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.