The great Gatsby - Bookquotes and moviequotes

The great Gatsby - Bookquotes and moviequotes

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

PastF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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Then he kissed her. At his lips’ touch she blossomed for him like a flower and the incarnation was complete.

KissingF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard drinking people.

AlcoholF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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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.

Solitude & Being AloneF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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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.

F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
 
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Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.

F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.

Curiosity, Falling in loveF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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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.

SummerF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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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.

F. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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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.

CriticismF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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He looked at her the way all women wanted to be looked at by a man.

Seeing, Falling in loveF. Scott Fitzgerald in The Great Gatsby
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