He hadn’t once ceased looking at Daisy, and I think he revalued everything in his house according to the measure of response it drew from her well-loved eyes. Sometimes, too, he stared around at his possessions in a dazed way, as though in her actual and astounding presence none of it was any longer real. Once he nearly toppled down a flight of stairs.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby, Chapter 5. Gatsby is blinded by love. A man who places a great importance on his wealth and material possessions, these now pale in comparison to the woman he loves.