Quote of the Day
Authors Categories Blog Quote Maker Videos
 

F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby Quotes: Thirty--the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.
         

Thirty--the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.


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.





Thirty--the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.
         



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. Sun. 04 Dec. 2022. <https://www.quoteslyfe.com/quote/Thirty-the-promise-of-a-decade-of-209185>.




Tags



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


If the American administration want to support Al-Qaeda - go ahead. That's what we have to tell them, go ahead and support Al-Qaeda, but don't talk about rebels and free Syrian army.

If the American administration want to support Al-Qaeda - go ahead. That's what we have to tell them, go ahead and support Al-Qaeda, but don't talk about rebels and free Syrian army.



Defining OO as based on the use of class hierarchies and virtual functions is also practical in that it provides some guidance as to where OO is likely to be successful.

Defining OO as based on the use of class hierarchies and virtual functions is also practical in that it provides some guidance as to where OO is likely to be successful.



Lincoln would be just like me. He wouldn't know what the hell to do.

Lincoln would be just like me. He wouldn't know what the hell to do.



An attitude of gratitude creates blessings. Help yourself by helping others. You have the most powerful weapons on earth - love and prayer.

An attitude of gratitude creates blessings. Help yourself by helping others. You have the most powerful weapons on earth - love and prayer.



I love the Beatles. What more can I say? I'm not gonna lie to you. I love 'em. They make me happy. And I think they were the best, and still are.

I love the Beatles. What more can I say? I'm not gonna lie to you. I love 'em. They make me happy. And I think they were the best, and still are.



There's rampant sexism, of course there is! It just goes without saying. Every woman in the workplace knows this; [every woman] in the workplace has to work harder than a man to prove themselves.

There's rampant sexism, of course there is! It just goes without saying. Every woman in the workplace knows this; [every woman] in the workplace has to work harder than a man to prove themselves.



By your words, you form your destiny - what you say within yourself determines the end promise of your life! Your future lives in your mouth!

By your words, you form your destiny - what you say within yourself determines the end promise of your life! Your future lives in your mouth!



Liberals are concerned about the concentration of wealth because it almost inevitably leads to a concentration of power that undermines democracy.

Liberals are concerned about the concentration of wealth because it almost inevitably leads to a concentration of power that undermines democracy.



If it were ever allowable to forget what is due to superiority of rank, it would be when the privileged themselves remember it.

If it were ever allowable to forget what is due to superiority of rank, it would be when the privileged themselves remember it.



A true pilot must of necessity pay attention to the seasons, the heavens, the stars, the winds, and everything proper to the craft if he is really to rule a ship.

A true pilot must of necessity pay attention to the seasons, the heavens, the stars, the winds, and everything proper to the craft if he is really to rule a ship.




Quote Description


This page presents the quote "Thirty--the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.". Author of this quote is F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. This quote is about age, humor,.