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20 Beautiful Quotes from The Great Gatsby

20 Beautiful Quotes from The Great Gatsby

20 Beautiful Quotes from The Great Gatsby

“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.”

"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." Click To Tweet

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

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

“Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”

"Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead." Click To Tweet

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

"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past." Click To Tweet

“You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad thing that happened to me.”

"You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad thing that happened to me." Click To Tweet

“There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.”

"There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired." Click To Tweet

“Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.”

"Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window." Click To Tweet

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“People disappeared, reappeared, made plans to go somewhere, and then lost each other, searched for each other, found each other a few feet away.”

"People disappeared, reappeared, made plans to go somewhere, and then lost each other, searched for each other, found each other a few feet away." Click To Tweet

“One emotion after another crept into her face like objects into a slowly developing picture.”

"One emotion after another crept into her face like objects into a slowly developing picture." Click To Tweet

“Their eyes met and they stared together at each other, alone in space.”

"Their eyes met and they stared together at each other, alone in space." Click To Tweet

“I wasn’t actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.”

"I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity." Click To Tweet

“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.”

"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." Click To Tweet

“Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope.”

"Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope." Click To Tweet

“I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.”

"I like large parties. They're so intimate. At small parties there isn't any privacy." Click To Tweet

“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 external world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. It understood you just so 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.”

"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… Click To Tweet

“And as I walked on I was lonely no longer. I was a guide, a pathfinder, an original settler.”

"And as I walked on I was lonely no longer. I was a guide, a pathfinder, an original settler." Click To Tweet

“He looked at her the way all women want to be looked at by a man.”

“He looked at her the way all women want to be looked at by a man.” Click To Tweet

“It takes two to make an accident.”

“It takes two to make an accident.” Click To Tweet

“You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.”

“You see I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad things that happened to me.” Click To Tweet

“It was the kind of voice that the ear follows up and down, as if each speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again.”

“It was the kind of voice that the ear follows up and down, as if each speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again.” Click To Tweet

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