The Great Gatsby

Why does Nick call oot Gatsby:"You´re worth the whole damn bunch put together" (p.145)?

This is a question taken from the Klett English Edition.

I don't know, what I should comment on the quotation.

Could anybody help me?

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Nick sees two sides of Gatsby. He sees the dreamer and he sees the conformer. Nick adores the dreamer Gatsby. He likes his sense of hope and magic even amidst of the superficial socialites of East Egg. Nick loathes these people for their self-absorption and inability to feal anything real. Nick shouts out, "You´re worth the whole damn bunch put together." As if to remind Gatsby that he (Gatsby) was never like the socialites and they don't deserve him.