Conduct may be founded on the hard rock or the wet marshes, but after a certain point I don’t care what it’s founded on.

from F. Scott Fitzgerald – The Great Gatsby (Chapter I) on Rap Genius

Meaning

Nick is tired of treading so lightly with everyone he meets. He wants to truly feel, and live, and be a human who does not have to know the secrets of man; he in fact wants man to have no secrets.

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