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John Buchan Quotes

(1875-1940), Scottish Writer, Statesman

Civilization is a conspiracy. Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.

Category: Conspiracy

He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.

Category: Feelings

What would you call the highest happiness? Wratislaw was ask. The sense of competence, was the answer, given without hesitation.

Category: Happiness

Without humility there can be no humanity.

Category: Humility