"At 158thStreet the cab stopped at one slice in a long white cake of apartment-houses." this quote is important because since Tom and Myrtle have an aprtment togethr, it is clear that they both live double lives.
“Well, I’m going to tell you something about my life,” he interrupted. “I don’t want you to get a wrong idea of me from all these stories you hear.” This quote is important because it sets up Gatby's plan to date Daisy.
Gatsby and George dies
“Self-control!” Repeated Tom incredulously. “I suppose the latest thing is to sit backand let Mr. Nobody from Nowhere make love to your wife. Well, if that’s the idea you can count me out. this quote is important because it shows the anger from Tom toward Gatsby.
Nobody comes to Gatby's funeral
"she ran out there an’ the one comin’ from N’york knockright into her, goin’ thirty or forty miles an hour.” This quote is important because Myrtle's death leads to Gatby's and George's death.
"It was after we started with Gatsby toward the house that the gardener saw Wilson’sbody a little way off in the grass, and the holocaust was complete." This quote is important because it implies that Geroge was the one who killed Gatsby.
“I can’t do it — I can’t get mixed up in it,” he said. This quote is important because it shos that Gatby's "friends" were too caught up in their own lives to attend his funeral. It shows that you can have wealth, but not necessarily have good friends.