The Great Gatsby Morality Quotes

Whenever you feel like criticising any one… just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had. Nick (narration), Chapter 1
… I wanted the world to be in uniform and at a sort of moral attention forever… Nick (narration), Chapter 1
… Miss Baker leaned forward unashamed, trying to hear… Nick (narration), Chapter 1
I wondered if the fact that he was not drinking helped to set him off from guests, for it seemed to me that he grew more correct as the fraternal hilarity increased. Nick (narration), Chapter 3
I began to like New York, the racy, adventurous feel of it at night… Nick (narration), Chapter 3
She was incurably dishonest. Nick (narration), Chapter 3
“It takes two people to make an accident.” Jordan, Chapter 3
… I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known. Nick (narration), Chapter 3
Blinking away the brightness of the street outside… Nick (narration), Chapter 4
It never occurred to me that one man could start to play with the faith of fifty million people- with the single-mindedness of a burglar blowing a safe. Nick (narration), Chapter 4
… what had amused me then turned septic on the air now. Nick (narration), Chapter 6
My wife and I want to go West. Wilson, Chapter 7
… the giant eyes of Doctor T. J. Eckleburg kept their vigil… Nick (narration), Chapter 7
They’re a rotten crowd… You’re worth the whole damn bunch put together. Nick, Chapter 8
… God knows what you’ve been doing… Wilson, Chapter 8
Tom and Gatsby, Daisy and Jordan and I, were all Westerners, and perhaps we possessed some deficiency in common which made us subtly unadaptable to Eastern life. Nick (narration), Chapter 9
They were careless people, Tom and Daisy- they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or vast carelessness… Nick (narration), Chapter 9

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