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The Green Light

16 April 2013

Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter — tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther. . . . And one fine morning —

So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, last lines of The Great Gatsby


One Comments to “The Green Light”

  1. Gorgeous. Stunning. One of the best lines ever written.

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