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Is This A Line From "The Great Gatsby" Or An Angsty Tumblr User?

Jay Gatsby seriously needs to check his privilege.

  1. "Whenever you feel like criticizing any one...just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages that you've had."
  2. "Civilization's going to pieces. I've gotten to be a terrible pessimist about things..."
  3. "I've not done much self worship lately. It may be time to change that. Maybe this will pull me out of this rut."
  4. "I am only ever jealous of people who are confident enough to display their art to others."
  5. "I've always been one of the strong ones."
  6. "I think everything's terrible anyhow... And I know. I've been everywhere and seen everything and done everything."
  7. "Reserving judgements is a matter of infinite hope."
  8. "Do not forget where you come from. Do not forget the days wishing everything away, the maps of places that don't exist, the characters that lived in your head."
  9. "Can't repeat the past?... Why of course you can!"
  10. "I am one of the few honest people I have ever known."
  11. "I was rather literary in college- one year I wrote a series of very solemn and obvious editorials."
  12. "When that winery opened a second bottle for you to taste, you could be a little more effusive in your recognition of the gesture."
  13. "Human sympathy has its limits..."

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