The Great Gatsby Quotes.

1. "So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

2. "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 Great Gatsby

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

4. "And I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

5. "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."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

6. "He smiled understandingly-much more than understandingly. It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life. It faced--or seemed to face--the whole eternal world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. It understood you just as far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your best, you hoped to convey."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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

8. "I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

9. "Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

10. "You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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