" I was looking at an elegant young roughneck, a year or two over thirty, whose elaborate formality of speech just missed being absurd. Some time before he introduced himself I'd got a strong impression that he was picking his words with care"(Page 48)
"Oh how I just wish she would just come to one of my parties so that we could dance and be together again"
George wants answers
"For half a minute there wasn't a sound. Then from the living room I heard a sort of chocking murmur and part of a laugh, followed by Daisy's voice on a clear artificial note: "I certainly am awfully glad to see you again"(Page 86)
"The 'death car' as the newspapers called it, didn't stop; it came out of the gathering darkness, wavered tragically for a moment, and then dfisappeared around the next bend"(Page 137)
"It was a man named Gatsby that was driving the car. He is a crook and he needs to pay for something like this. Gatsby, Gatsby, Gatsby"
"I tried to think about Gatsby then for a moment, but he was already too far away, and I could only remember, without resentment, that Daisy hadn't sent a message or a flower"(Page 174)