Great Gatsby Quote Identification

Nick’s dad “Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone, just remember that all the people in the world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”
Daisy “All right,’ I said, “I’m glad it’s a girl. And I hope she’ll be a fool-that’s the best thing a gril can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”
Myrtle “The only crazy I was was when I married him. I knew right away I made a mistake. He borrowed somebody’s best suit to get married in, and never ven told me about it, and the man came after it one day when he was out. Then I lay down and cried to beat the band all afternoon.”
Wolfsheim “Yeah, Gatsby’s very careful about women. He would never so much as look at a friend’s wife.”
Daisy “They’re such beautiful shirts. It makes me sad because I’ve never seen such-such beautiful shirts before.”
Gatsby “Can’t repeat the past? Why of course you can!”
Daisy “You always look so cool.”
Gatsby “Her voice is filled with money.”
Tom “Once in a while I go off on a spree and make s fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time.”
Nick “They’re a rotten crowd. You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together.”
Daisy It makes me sad because I’ve never seen such — such beautiful shirts before.”
Jay Gatsby “Can’t repeat the past?” … “Why of course you can!”
Nick Carraway “I am one of the few honest people I have ever know.
Myrtle Wilson “Daisy! Daisy! Daisy!”…”I’ll say it whenever I want to.”
Tom Buchanan “I’ve got a nice place here.”
Jordan Baker “I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.”
Jay Gatsby about Daisy “Her Voice is full of money”
Catherine-referring to Wilsons and Buchanans “Neither of them can stand the person they’re married to”
Myrtle “I married him because I thought he was a gentleman…I thought he knew something about breeding, but he wasn’t fit to lick my shoe.”
Daisy “All right…I’m glad it’s a girl. And I hope she’ll be a fool — that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”
about Tom Buchanan “sturdy straw-haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and a supercilious manner. Two shining arrogant eyes…gave him the appreance of always leaning aggressively forward. Not even the effeminate swank of his riding clothes could hide the enormous power of that body…it was a body capable of enormous leverage – a cruel body”
about Daisy Buchanan “her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes, and bright passionate mouth, but there was an excitement in her voice that men who cared for her found difficult to forget”
about Jordan Baker “she was slender, small-breasted girl, with an erect carriage, which she accentuated by throwing her body backward at the shoulders like a young cadet. her gray sun-strained eyes looked back at me with polite reciprocal curiosity out of a wan, charming, discontented face”
Daisy Buchanan “You see I think everything’s terrible anyhow…Everybody thinks so…And I know I’ve been everywhere and seen everything and done everything”
Daisy Buchanan “We heard it from three people so it must be true”
about the eyes of Doctor TJ Eckleburg -looks over the valley of ashes -symbolizes eyes of God “blue and gigantic – their retinas are one yard high. They look out of no face, but instead, from a pair of enormous yellow spectacles which pass over a non-existent nose”
George Wilson “he was a blond, spiritless man, anaemic and faintly handsome. When he saw us damp gleam of hope sprang into his light blue eyes”
Myrtle Wilson “thickish figure of a woman…she was in the middle thirties and faintly stout but she carried her surplus flesh sensuously…her face contained no facet or gleam of beauty”
Catherine “slender, worldly girl of about thirty, with a solid, sticky bob of red hair, and complexion powdered milky white”
Mr. McKee “pale, feminine man from the flat below. he had just shaved…he was most respectful in his greeting. He was a photographer”
Mrs. McKee “shrill, languid, handsome, and horrible. She told me with pridet hat her husband photographed her 127 times since they had been married”
Myrtle talking about when she met Tom “All I kept thinking about, over and over, was ‘You can’t live forever; you can’t live forever.”
Owl-Eyes “stout, middle-aged man, with enormous owl-eyed spectacles, was sitting somewhat drunk on the edge of a great table”

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