The Great Gatsby Quotes

Gatsby “Of course she might have loved him just for a minute… In any case… it was just personal.”
Nick “I am one of the few honest people I have ever known.”
Gatsby “Her voice is full of money.”
Gatsby “I didn’t want you to think I was just some nobody. You see, I usually find myself among strangers because I drift here and there trying to forget the sad thing that happened to me.”
Tom “By God, I may be old-fashioned in my ideas, but women run around too much these days to suit me.”
Daisy “You always look so cool.”
Daisy “Oh, you want too much!… I love you now—isn’t that enough?”
Tom “He was crazy enough to kill me if I hadn’t told him who owned that car.”
Gatsby “Can’t repeat the past?… Why of course you can!”
Myrtle “I married him because I thought he was a gentleman.”
Wilson “I’ve been here too long. I want to get away. My wife and I want to go west.”
Nick “I just remembered that today’s my birthday.”
Nick “I decided to go east and learn the bond business.”
Wolfsheim “Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”
Tom “He was a sturdy straw-haired man of thirty with a rather hard mouth and supercilious manner.” (spoken about)
Daisy “She’s a Catholic, and they don’t believe in divorce.” (spoken about)
Jordan “When we were at a house-party together up in Warwich, she left a borrowed car out in the rain with the top down, and then lied about it.” (spoken about)
Wilson “He was his wife’s man and not his own.” (spoken about)

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