The best Quotes from The Great Gatsby

The best Quotes from The Great Gatsby

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.
He looked at her the way all women wanted to be looked at by a man.
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
Then he kissed her. At his lips’ touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete.
All right... I'm glad it's a girl. And I hope she'll be a fool--that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.
Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.
I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.
Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.
And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.
Gatsby turned out all right in the end. It is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men.
Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.

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Things are sweeter when they're lost. I know--because once I wanted something and got it. It was the only thing I ever wanted badly, Dot, and when I got it it turned to dust in my hand.
Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.
I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.
Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played. I'm not. That's why it's called 'acting'.
I'm not the kind of person who tries to be cool or trendy, I'm definitely an individual.
If you can do what you do best and be happy, you're further along in life than most people.
Drugs? Every one has a choice and I choose not to do drugs.
My mother is a walking miracle.
Time scoots along pretty fast when you grow up.
I know what's good for me. I can't play black or gray. I can't be a villain or anything close to one. I have to play white.
I just want to make pictures that are entertaining. I'll leave the scenery chewing to someone else.
I think any movie star who refuses autographs has a hell of a nerve.
Nobody's strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks.
Sydney is rather like an arrogant lover. When it rains it can deny you its love and you can find it hard to relate to. It's not a place that's built to be rainy or cold. But when the sun comes out, it bats its eyelids, it's glamorous, beautiful, attractive, smart, and it's very hard to get away from its magnetic pull.
The party is a true art form in Sydney and people practise it a great deal. You can really get quite lost in it.
I've tried to make 'Strictly Ballroom' impossible to date. It does feel a bit '80s but I consciously made sure there was no technology in the movie that could date it.
Sydney in general is eclectic. You can be on that brilliant blue ocean walk in the morning and then within 20 minutes you can be in a completely vast suburban sprawl or an Italian or Asian suburb, and it's that mix of people, it's that melting pot of people that give it its vital personality.
Real loneliness is not necessarily limited to when you are alone.
It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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What the eye doesn't see and the mind doesn't know, doesn't exist.
The future is easy because it doesn't exist; but the past is painful because it lives forever.
For a kiss to be really good, you want it to mean something. You want it to be with someone you can't get out of your head, so that when your lips finally touch you feel it everywhere. A kiss so hot and so deep you never want to come up for air. You can't cheat your first kiss. Trust me, you don't want to. Cause when you find that right person for a first kiss, it's everything.
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Curiosity is not a sin. But we should exercise caution with our curiosity.
I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, and then all at once.
If my critics saw me walking on water, they would say it's because I can't swim.

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