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 pretense but an idea. -Joseph Conrad

 

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 pretense but an idea.


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This quote is just one of 25 total Joseph Conrad quotes in our collection. Joseph Conrad is known for saying '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 pretense but an idea.' as well as some of the following quotes.