I have everything I ever wanted and I share it with my beautiful family.
You are all I ever needed Daisy. I would do anything for your love.
I need the money. I don't care how I get it.
My dad explained that his american dream was getting all the happiness and money he could ask for. He wanted a kids and a family to share everything he has with.
Gatsby wanted Daisy's love for anything. She was his american dream. "He hadn't once ceased looking at Daisy, and I think he revalued everything in his house according to the measure of response it drew from her well-loved eyes" (Fitzgerald, 1925, p. 112).
Tom exposed Gatsby's illegal activities and Gatsby didn't care. He owned up to being corrupt in order to obtain his dream of a life with Daisy. "I found out what you 'drug stores' were. He and this Wolfsheim bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter" (Fitzgerald, 1925, p. 133).