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The Great Gatsby Was Published Today! Here Are Our 7 Favorite Quotes

Hey, Old Sport! Happy publishing day! It’s certain that The Great Gatsby has become a timeless classic that lives in the hearts of so many. We wanted to celebrate this special birthday by compiling our favorite quotes that bring out the best of these incredible characters.

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1. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

2. “Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”

 

3. “Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.”

 

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4. “It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life.”

5. “A stirring warmth flowed from her, as if her heart was trying to come out to you concealed in one of those breathless, thrilling words.”

 

6. “He had come a long way to this blue lawn, and his dreams must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it.”

7. “I love her and that’s the beginning and end of everything.”

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The Great Gatsby Was Published Today! Here Are Our 7 Favorite Quotes

Hey, Old Sport! Happy publishing day! It’s certain that The Great Gatsby has become a timeless classic that lives in the hearts of so many. We wanted to celebrate this special birthday by compiling our favorite quotes that bring out the best of these timeless characters and truthful story.

via giphy
  1. “So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”

2. “Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.”

3. “Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.”

 

via giphy

 

4. “It was one of those rare smiles with a quality of eternal reassurance in it, that you may come across four or five times in life.”

5. “A stirring warmth flowed from her, as if her heart was trying to come out to you concealed in one of those breathless, thrilling words.”

6. “He had come a long way to this blue lawn, and his dreams must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it.”

7. “I love her and that’s the beginning and end of everything.”

via giphy

 

Featured image via indiewire

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17+ Short Books You Can Read In One Day

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Here Are Our Book Lovers Day Staff Picks!

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaku and His Years of Pilgrimage – Haruki Murakami

 

 

Surrealism

“The themes of finding closure for unresolved personal negativities really resonated with me.” – Nate

 

The Space Between – Brenna Yovanoff

 

 

Fantasy

“This is a book about being deeply flawed, and how even as you’re trying to be better, it’s honest to let those things stay a part of you.” – Kali

 

 

The Last Unicorn – Peter Beagle

 

 

Fantasy/Children’s

“It Reminds me that there’s magic in the world even if you can’t see it.” – Becky

 

The Prisoner of Azkaban – J. K. Rowling

 

Fantasy

“I enjoyed it.” – Richard

 

 

The Old Man and the Sea – Ernest Hemingway

 

 

Literary Fiction

“This is one of Hemingway’s most compelling books due to the religious themes and the focus on minority groups, at a time when prejudice in America was prevalent.” – Kyle

 

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

 

 

Literary Fiction

“A good narrative that gives a view into the minds of the characters.” – Lexi

 

 

Gone – Michael Grant

 

 

Science Fiction

“It’s very entertaining and has a mystery you want to solve.” – Heather

 

Ties of Shooting Stars – Keigo Higashino

 

 

Detective

“The mystery keeps you guessing, and the build-up for the plot twist has a great payoff.” – Derek

 

 

The Thief Lord – Cornelia Funke

 

 

Children’s

“I found it really empowering as a child, with these kids taking care of themselves and fighting for good.” – Amy

 

The Lightning Thief – Rick Riordan

 

 

Fantasy

“I like Greek mythology, and the book’s funny, witty humor.” – Tim

 

 

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