Great Gatsby, chapter 7
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He nodded sagely. "And what's more, I love Daisy too. Once in a while I go off on a spree and make a fool of myself, but I always come back, and in my heart I love her all the time."
Isn't Tom a gent? He can have as many affairs he likes but always comes back to Daisy. This is Tom justifying his infidelity and, he thinks, making himself look like a swell guy.