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Top 38 Quotes About J Gatsby

#1. 'The Great Gatsby' is a book I have read a few times, and it seems to get heavier every time I come to visit. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#2. I think 'Gatsby' is hobbled, in part, by its status as a Great American Novel. People kind of roll their eyes before they've even opened it, treat it with a 'been there, done that' attitude. I know I did. It took me years to re-open the novel and see how much I'd missed. - Author: Susan Choi
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#3. The truth was that Jay Gatsby, of West Egg, Long Island, sprang from his Platonic conception of himself. He was a son of God - a phrase which, if it means anything, means just that - and he must be about His Father's Business, the service of a vast, vulgar and meretricious beauty. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#4. I found myself on Gatsby's side and alone. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#5. It was this night that he told me the strange story of his youth with Dan Cody - told it to me because "Jay Gatsby" had broken up like glass against Tom's hard malice, and the long secret extravaganza was played out. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#6. The most enduring stories in literature generally have some kind of crime at their center, whether it's the bloody butchery of 'Hamlet,' the lecherous misanthropes of Dickens or the lone gunman from 'The Great Gatsby.' - Author: Karin Slaughter
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#7. Images sometimes capture particular periods in history. The unreachable green light, beckoning from across the bay in 'The Great Gatsby,' has become a symbol of the yearning of America in the 1920s. - Author: David Ignatius
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#8. I want you to lie to me just as sweetly as you know how for the rest of my life. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#9. I think the novel is a wonder....it has vitality to an extraordinary degree, and glamour, and a great deal of underlying thought of unusual quality....And as for the sheer writing, it's astonishing. [About The Great Gatsby] - Author: Maxwell Perkins
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#10. I think that The Great Gatsby has had some influence on contemporary dressing. I'm seeing more boyish haircuts and drop-waist sheath dresses. - Author: Ruth E. Carter
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#11. Gatsby looked at Daisy in a way that every young girl wanted to be looked at - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#12. In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#13. And so began the case of the Islamic Republic of Iran versus The Great Gatsby - Author: Azar Nafisi
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#14. No girl can permanently bolster up a lame-duck visitor, because these day it's every girl for herself. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#15. He's just a man names Gatsby. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#16. Standing behind him, Michaelis saw with a shock that he was looking at the eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg, which had just emerged, pale and enormous, from the dissolving night. "God sees everything," repeated Wilson. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#17. The Great Gatsby' [ ... ] was my 'Tom Sawyer' when I was twelve [ ... ] - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#18. I'm putting on a suit and tie when I go see The Great Gatsby. - Author: J. B. Smoove
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#19. Taking a deep breath, I head back to Gatsby's to find Joy. - Author: Andrew J. Keir
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#20. My own rule is to let everything alone. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#21. I'm not good at living in the grim places ... when we did Gatsby, I lived in Claridges, that's where I wanted to live. I can't live in grimness and then go play a classy human being. - Author: Bruce Dern
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#22. Bootleggers were romanticized by people like F. Scott Fitzgerald, for example. Gatsby is a bootlegger. And they were not thought of as evil criminals in the newspapers, either. There was a certain amount of affection for them. - Author: Pete Hamill
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#23. I have a hard time finding something that I really enjoy reading, but I read 'The Great Gatsby' every summer. - Author: Dree Hemingway
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#24. 'The Great Gatsby,' by F. Scott Fitzgerald, remains the most perfect novel that has ever come out of the United States. Everything in the book moves as it should, in the manner of a piece by Bach or Mozart. - Author: Frank Delaney
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#25. Human sympathy has its limits. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#26. I'd once again see that bob of blonde hair back on my pillow, that pink hot smile beaming toward me as I heroically win her heart in some kind of Count of Monte Cristo or Great Gatsby-esque gesture ... you know minus the long imprisonment or swimming pool death! - Author: Tom Conrad
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#27. 'The Great Gatsby' ticked so many boxes for me. - Author: Joel Edgerton
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#28. There are two of my favorite books, 'The Great Gatsby' and 'Gone With The Wind', that were made into movies. And I love those movies as much as I love the books. That's really rare. - Author: Tatiana De Rosnay
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#29. If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#30. I thought of Gatsby's wonder when he first picked out the green light at the end of Daisy's dock. He had come a long way to this lawn and his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it. He did not know that it was already behind him. [- Nick Carroway] - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#31. In the last month or so, i have read the great gatsby and a separate peace. i am starting to see a real trend in the kind of books bill gives me to read. and just like the tape of songs, it is amazing to hold each of them in the palm of my hand. they are all my favorites. all of them. - Author: Stephen Chbosky
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#32. The Colors, The Iliad, Ulysses, Metamorphosis, the Theban plays, The Draconic Labels, Anabasis, and restricted works like The Count of Monte Cristo, Lord of the Flies, Lady Casterly's Penance, 1984, and The Great Gatsby. I - Author: Pierce Brown
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#33. Well, any friend of Gatsby is a friend of mine - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#34. Then it had not been merely the stars to which he had aspired on that June night. He came alive to me, delivered suddenly from the womb of his purposeless splendour. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#35. Books are like brothers. I am an only child. Gatsby [is] my imaginary eldest brother. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#36. I looked back on the roaring Twenties, with its jazz, 'Great Gatsby' and the pre-Code films as a party I had somehow managed to miss. - Author: Hugh Hefner
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#37. Something in his leisurely move- ments and the secure position of his feet upon the lawn suggested that it was Mr. Gatsby himself, come out to deter- mine what share was his of our local heavens. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#38. A literary fetish is the new black - Author: Danielle Ganek
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