The Great Gatsby
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"The Great Gatsby" Quotes

By F. Scott Fitzgerald

classics | 166 pages | Published in 2021

ISBN_13:9780743273565
ISBN_10:0743273567

Quotes

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The loneliest moment in someone's life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I've been turning over in my mind ever since. 'Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone,' he told me, 'just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.'

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter—tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther...

F. Scott Fitzgerald

They're a rotten crowd. You're worth the whole damn bunch put together.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

There must have been moments even that afternoon when Daisy tumbled short of his dreams—not through her own fault, but because of the colossal vitality of his illusion.

F. Scott Fitzgerald