“So you think I’m mad?” said Conway at length. Mallinson broke into a nervous laugh. “Well, I should damn well say so, after a tale like that. I mean … well, really … such utter nonsense … it seems to me rather beyond arguing about.”

James Hilton, Lost Horizon: A Novel [Bookshop, Amazon, Publisher]

Hermetic quote Hilton Lost Horizon utter nonsense beyond arguing