The world only exists in your eyes-- your conception of it. You can make it as big or as small as you want to. And you're trying to be a little puny individual. By God, if I ever cracked, I'd try to make the world crack with me.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
The fire blazing in her dark and injured heart seemed to glow around her like a flame.
I was responsible, because no one else was interested--interested, I mean, with that intense personal interest to which every one has some vague right at the end.
Long afterward Amory thought of sophomore spring as the happiest time of his life. His ideas were in tune with life as he found it; he wanted no more than to drift and dream and enjoy a dozen new-found friendships through the April afternoons.
The clean book bill will be one of the most immoral measures ever adopted. It will throw American art back into the junk heap.
She wanted to crawl into his pocket and be safe forever.