Quotes by Joseph Conrad

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The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it.
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Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory.
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Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of illusions.
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The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
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The true peace of God begins at any spot a thousand miles from the nearest land.
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