| Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.|
|AUTHOR:||Gertrude Stein (18741946)|
|QUOTATION:||What is the answer? she asked, and when no answer came she laughed and said: Then, what is the question?|
|ATTRIBUTION:||GERTRUDE STEIN, last words, according to Elizabeth Sprigge, Gertrude Stein, Her Life and Work, p. 265 (1957).|
What is the answer?
In that case
what is the question? is the version in What Is Remembered (1963) by Alice B. Toklas, p. 173, though these are not specifically labeled Steins last words.
|WORKS:||Gertrude Stein Collection|