Great Gatsby - Main Theme Quotes

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  • The Great Gatsby
    • Class
      • "And I hope she'll be a fool — that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool." - Daisy
      • "Whenever you feel like criticizing any one," he told me, "just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had." - Nick
      • "It makes me sad because I've never seen such — such beautiful shirts before." - Daisy
      • "Her voice is full of money" - Gatsby
      • They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness,  - Nick
    • The American Dream
      • Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. - Nick
      • “…his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it.” - Nick
      • “…he must have felt that he had lost the old warm world, paid a high price for living too long with a single dream.” - Nick
    • Past and Future
      • "I wouldn't ask too much of her," I ventured. "You can't repeat the past."      "Can't repeat the past?" he cried incredulously. "Why of course you can!"
      • Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us.

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