Francis Scott Fitzgerald

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    Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter—tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther.... And one fine morning—
    So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
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    Whenever you feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.”


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    Human sympathy has its limits, and we were content to let all their tragic arguments fade with the city lights behind.
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    Everybody I knew was in the bond business, so I supposed it could support one more single man. All my aunts and uncles talked it over as if they were choosing a prep school for me, and finally said, “Why—ye-es,” with very grave, hesitant faces. Father agreed to finance me for a year, and after various delays I came East, permanently, I thought, in the spring of twenty-two.

    The practical thing was to find rooms in the city, but it was a warm season, and I had just left a country of wide lawns and friendly trees, so when a young man at the office suggested that we take a house together in a commuting town, it sounded like a great idea. He found the house, a weather-beaten cardboard bungalow at eighty a month, but at the last minute the firm ordered him to Washington, and I went out to the country alone.
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    abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men.
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    grave, hesitant faces.
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    weather-beaten cardboard bungalow
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    was a guide, a pathfinder, an original settler. He had casually conferred on me the freedom of the neighborhood.
    And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies,
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    volumes on banking and credit and investment securities
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    solemn and obvious editorials
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