“You see I think everything’s terrible anyhow,” she went on in a convinced way. “Everybody thinks so — the most advanced people. And I know. I’ve been everywhere and seen everything and done everything.”

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter I) on Rap Genius

Meaning

A theme 20-somethings continue to explore even today.

Also referenced in Lana Del Rey’s song Young and Beautiful which was written for the film adaptation of The Great Gatsby

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