F. Scott Fitzgerald quote about hope from The Great Gatsby - Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope.
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Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope.
 F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby (1925). copy citation

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Author F. Scott Fitzgerald
Source The Great Gatsby
Topic hope judgment
Date 1925
Language English
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Weblink http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks02/0200041.txt

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“Most of the confidences were unsought — frequently I have feigned sleep, preoccupation, or a hostile levity when I realized by some unmistakable sign that an intimate revelation was quivering on the horizon; for the intimate revelations of young men, or at least the terms in which they express them, are usually plagiaristic and marred by obvious suppressions. Reserving judgments is a matter of infinite hope. I am still a little afraid of missing something if I forget that, as my father snobbishly suggested, and I snobbishly repeat, a sense of the fundamental decencies is parcelled out unequally at birth.
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