The Great Gatsby

Select a quote from chapter 8 and describe it's meaning

Great Gatsby, chapter 8

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We shook hands and I started away. Just before I reached the hedge I remembered something and turned around.

"They're a rotten crowd," I shouted across the lawn. "You're worth the whole damn bunch put together."

I like this because everything about East Egg is about money yet Nick is talking about a different kind of worth; he is saying that Gatsby is worth more than money compared to these superficial people.