I am slow-thinking and full of interior rules that act as brakes on my desires.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The rich get richer and the poor get - children.
Sudden revulsion seized Amory, disgust, loathing for the whole incident. He desired frantically to be away, never to see Myra again, never to kiss anyone; he became conscious of his face and hers, of their clinging hands, and he wanted to creep out of his body and hide somewhere safe out of sight, up in the corner of his mind.
Let's build a town where.
I wouldn't ask too much of her, I ventured. You can't repeat the past.
Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us.
Experience is not worth the getting. It's not a thing that happens pleasantly to a passive you--it's a wall that an active you runs up against.
To be afraid, a person has either to be very great and strong-- or else a coward. I'm neither.
She had been kissed once and made love to six times.