Book: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

          -"He smiled understandingly- much more than understandingly. 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. I faced- or seemed to face- the whole external world for an instant, and then concentrated on you with an irresistible prejudice in your favor. It understood you just as far as you wanted to be understood, believed in you as you would like to believe in yourself, and assured you that it had precisely the impression of you that, at your best, you hoped to convey."

          -"Every one suspects himself of at lease one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known."

          -"Possibly it had now occurred to him that the colossal significance of that light had now vanished forever. It had seemed as close as a star to the moon. Now it was again a green light on  a dock. His count of enchanted objects had diminished by  one."

          -"Daisy began to sing with the music in a husky, rhythmic whisper, bringing out a meaning in each word that it had never had before and would never have again. When the melody rose, her voice broke up sweetly, following it, in a way contralto voices have, and each change tipped out a little of her warm human magic upon the air." 

          -"Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that's no matter- to-morrow 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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