"Let us learn to show our friendship for a man when he is alive and not after he is dead."
— ~ The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald(via andyousay)
"But I didn’t call to him, for he gave a sudden intimation that he was content to be alone - he stretched out his arms toward the dark water in a curious way, and, far as I was from him, I could have sworn he was trembling. Involuntarily I glanced seaward and distinguished nothing except a single green light…"
— The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (via thepurple)
"Daisy began to sing with the music in a husky, rhythmic whisper, bringing out a meaning in each word that it had never had before and would never have again. When the melody rose, her voice broke up sweetly, following it, in a way contralto voices have, and each change tipped out a little of her warm human magic upon the air."
— ~F. Scott Fitzgerald. (via acoolerversionofyourself)