• You are all a lost generation.

    Quoted in Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises (1926). In Stein's Everybody's Autobiography (1937), she wrote: "It was this hotel-keeper who said what it is said I said in this way. He said that every man becomes civilized between the ages of eighteen and twenty-five. If he does not go through a civilizing experience at that time in his life he will not be a civilized man. And the men who went to war at eighteen missed the period of civilizing, and they could never be civilized. They were a lost