Quote of the Day
Authors Categories Blog Quote Maker Videos
 

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Quotes: He snatched the book from me and replaced it hastily on its shelf, muttering that if one brick was removed the whole library was liable to collapse.
         

He snatched the book from me and replaced it hastily on its shelf, muttering that if one brick was removed the whole library was liable to collapse.


F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
Check all other quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Want to display this quote image on your website or blog? Simply copy and paste the below code on your website/blog.

Embed:

Format of this image is jpg. The width and height of image are 1200 and 630, repectively. This image is available for free to download.





He snatched the book from me and replaced it hastily on its shelf, muttering that if one brick was removed the whole library was liable to collapse.
         



Citation

Use the citation below to add this quote to your bibliography:


Styles:

×

MLA Style Citation


"F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Quotes." Quoteslyfe.com, 2022. Fri. 09 Dec. 2022. <https://www.quoteslyfe.com/quote/He-snatched-the-book-from-me-and-243299>.




Check out


Other quotes of F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby


I love her and that's the beginning and end of everything.

I love her and that's the beginning and end of everything.



I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.

I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.



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

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



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.

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.



I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.

I wasn't actually in love, but I felt a sort of tender curiosity.



And so with the sunshine and the 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.

And so with the sunshine and the 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.



Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.

Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.



Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.

Personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures.



I was enjoying myself now. I had taken two finger bowls of champagne and the scene had changed before my eyes into something significant, elemental and profound.

I was enjoying myself now. I had taken two finger bowls of champagne and the scene had changed before my eyes into something significant, elemental and profound.



No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.

No amount of fire or freshness can challenge what a man will store up in his ghostly heart.





Other quotes you may like


I have always wanted to leave the village and seek adventure. I long to be remembered for something, even if that something is merely the pursuit of my dreams.

I have always wanted to leave the village and seek adventure. I long to be remembered for something, even if that something is merely the pursuit of my dreams.



A loving heart is the source of all happiness, all joy and all bliss.

A loving heart is the source of all happiness, all joy and all bliss.



This won't stop her from getting elected...Stupider people get elected all the time. It's America. We love the sleazy. And the crazy.

This won't stop her from getting elected...Stupider people get elected all the time. It's America. We love the sleazy. And the crazy.



In my father's house are many mansions.

In my father's house are many mansions.



Denzel Washington has a great sense of humor. He did all those 'Nutty Professor' movies.

Denzel Washington has a great sense of humor. He did all those 'Nutty Professor' movies.



Music is critical in our lives and culture. It's the inspiration that drives us. It's also the window to our souls. It's a reflection as to who we are, what we stand for and where we're going.

Music is critical in our lives and culture. It's the inspiration that drives us. It's also the window to our souls. It's a reflection as to who we are, what we stand for and where we're going.



When you're onstage, you're acutely aware of the reaction of a particular group of people, because it's like a wave.

When you're onstage, you're acutely aware of the reaction of a particular group of people, because it's like a wave.



Fascism wants Baptism coast to coast.

Fascism wants Baptism coast to coast.



But how will I know who my Soulmate is? Brida felt that this was one of the most important questions she had ever asked in her life.

But how will I know who my Soulmate is? Brida felt that this was one of the most important questions she had ever asked in her life.



I would love to have been around in the Keystone Studios days.

I would love to have been around in the Keystone Studios days.




Quote Description


This page presents the quote "He snatched the book from me and replaced it hastily on its shelf, muttering that if one brick was removed the whole library was liable to collapse.". Author of this quote is F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. .