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20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
by Jules Verne

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Quotes

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Exile Quotes

I saw the enigmatic individual as essentially pitiless and cruel, as he was forced to be. I felt him as being beyond the pale of humanity, insensible to feelings of pity, the remorseless enemy of h...

Hate Quotes

I saw the enigmatic individual as essentially pitiless and cruel, as he was forced to be. I felt him as being beyond the pale of humanity, insensible to feelings of pity, the remorseless enemy of h...

Revenge Quotes

Would I ever know to what nation this strange man belonged, that boasted of belonging to none? Who had produced the hatred he had sworn for the whole of humanity, the hatred which might perhaps see...

Identity Quotes

But it did exist, there was now no denying the fact; and given the inclination of the human mind to seek the fantastic, it is easy to understand the sensation that this supernatural apparition caus...

Justice Quotes

"Dr. Aronnax," answered the captain sharply, "I am not what you call a civilized being! I have broken with society for reasons which I alone have the right to appreciate. So I do not obey its rules...

Exploration Quotes

"Mobilis in Mobile."Mobile in the mobile element! The device fitted the submarine perfectly. (1.8.58-59)

Freedom and Confinement Quotes

I caught a glimpse of a frightening past in this man's life. Not only had he placed himself outside humanity's laws, but he had made himself independent, free in the strictest sense of the word, ou...

Man and the Natural World Quotes

The human mind enjoys grandiose conceptions of supernatural beings. Now the sea is their best vehicle, for it is the only environment which can produce and develop such giants; beside them the land...

Technology and Modernization Quotes

Now the latter theory, admissible after all, was unable to survive the researches carried out in the Old and New Worlds. That a private individual had at his disposition a mechanical contrivance of...

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