"It never occurred to me," he said in "The Great Gatsby," "that one man could start to play with the faith of 50 million people — with the single-mindedness of a burglar blowing a safe."
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"The test of a first-rate intelligence," F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote, "is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function."
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