The Signs as Quotes from “The Great Gatsby”

Aries“Angry, and half in love with her, and tremendously sorry, I turned away.”

Taurus: “Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.” 

Gemini: “People disappeared, reappeared, made plans to go somewhere, and then lost each other, searched for each other, found each other a few feet away.”

Cancer: “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.” 

Leo: “And so with the sunshine and great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”

Virgo: “Let us learn to show our friendship to a man when he is alive and not after he is dead.” 

Libra“If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him.” 

Scorpio: “So we drove on toward death through the cooling twilight.” 

Sagittarius“In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among whisperings and the champagne and the stars.” 

Capricorn: “There are only the pursued, the pursuing, the busy and the tired.” 

Aquarius“I wasn’t actually in love, but I felt a tender sort of curiosity.” 

Pisces“A stirring warmth flowed from her, as if her heart was trying to come out to you concealed in one of those breathless, thrilling words.“

1920s Slang we should bring back for the 2020s:
  • Dewdropper: A lazy person
  • Giggle water: Alcohol, liquor
  • Bee's Knees: An extraordinary person/thing/idea
  • Butt me: "Can I have a cigarette?"
  • Cat's Pajamas: See "bee's knees"
  • Dolled up: Dressed up
  • Egg: A rich person
  • Flapper: A stylish, opinionated modern woman
  • Get a Wiggle On: Get going
  • Heebie-Jeebies: A spooked feeling
  • Ossified: Someone who is drunk
  • Putting on the Ritz: Doing something with style
  • Swell: Wonderful.
the great gatsby
  • nick: oh yeah my dad once told me not to judge people so thats why i never judge anyone without getting to know what their life is like first
  • ...
  • nick: anyway so yesterday i met this douche canoe called tom buchanan and hes such a huge dickass