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December 18, 2017
I think that people want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them ... Dwight D Eisenhowe
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Quotes of Joseph Conrad
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of illusions.
All a man can betray is his conscience.
All ambitions are lawful except those that climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent ...
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task since it consists principally in dealing with men.
But the truth was that he died from solitude, the enemy known but to few on this Earth, and whom only the simplest of us are fit to ...
For the great mass of mankind, the only saving grace needed is a steady fidelity to what is nearest to hand and heart for the short ...
Having had to encounter single - Handed during his period of eclipse many physical dangers, he was well aware of the most dangerous ...
How does one kill fear, I wonder How do you shoot a spectre through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by the spectral ...
I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.
Illusory joy is often worth more than genuine sorrow.
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.
Strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.
The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
The conquest of the earth... is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much. What redeems it is the idea only... not a sentimental ...
The discovery of America was the occasion of the greatest outburst of cruelty and reckless greed known in history.
The last thing a woman will consent to discover in a man whom she loves, or on whom she simply depends, is want of courage.
The mind of man is capable of anything - - Because everything is in it, all the past as well as all the future.
The way of even the most jusitifiable revolution is prepared by personal impulses disguised into creeds.
There is no credulity so eager and blind as the credulity of covetness, which, in its universal extent, measures the moral misery and the ...
They wanted facts. Facts! They demanded facts from him, as if facts could explain anything.
We live as we dream - Alone.
We live, as we dream, alone.
What makes mankind tragic is not that they are the victims of nature, it is that they are conscious of it.
Who could tell what forms, what visions, what faces, what forgiveness he could see in the glow of the west!
Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - And to put its trust in life.
Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality.
You shall judge a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
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