Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.
Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.
Whenever you feel like criticizing any one, just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had.
No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.
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.
It 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.
She thought I knew a lot because I knew different things from her.
It’s a great advantage not to drink among hard-drinking people. You can hold your tongue, and, moreover, you can time any little irregularity of your own so that everybody else is so blind that they don’t see or care.
There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy, and the tired.
Only the dead dream fought on as the afternoon slipped away, trying to touch what no longer tangible.
He looked at her... in a way that every young girl wants to be looked at some time.
“I’m thirty,” I said. “I’m five years too old to lie to myself and call it honor.”
Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window, after all.
A bad driver was only safe until she met another bad driver
But I am slow-thinking and full of interior rules that act as brakes on my desires.
It was all very careless and confused.
They were careless peoples, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made…
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