April 29, 2022
The Great Gatsby
while reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The book will give you
insights into America during the 1920s
I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties, there isn’t any privacy.
It’s an advantage not to drink among hard-drinking people. You can hold your tongue, and you can time any little irregularity of your own so that everybody else is so blind that they don’t see.
I keep it always full of interesting people, night and day - people who do intriguing things. Celebrated people.
Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone, remember that some people haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.
Why go on living with someone if you can’t stand them?
Everyone suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.
There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.
There is no difference between men so profound as the difference between the sick and the well.
There is no confusion like the confusion of a simple mind.
Human sympathy has its limits.
Tom and Daisy were careless people - they smashed up things. They then retreated into their money - or whatever it was, that kept them together and let other people clean up their mess.
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