Joseph Conrad Quotes

Gossip is what no one claims to like -- but everyone enjoys.

Joseph Conrad

He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense

Joseph Conrad

It is respectable to have illusions - and safe - and profitable, and dull

Joseph Conrad

For what we call illusions are often, in truth, a wider vision of past and present realities --a willing movement of a man's soul with the larger sweep of the world's forces --a movement towards a more assured end than the chances of a single life.

Joseph Conrad

Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality

Joseph Conrad

The true peace of God begins at any spot a thousand miles from the nearest land

Joseph Conrad

The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness

Joseph Conrad

To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence.

Joseph Conrad

Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.

Joseph Conrad

To have his path made clear for him is the aspiration of every human being in our beclouded and tempestuous existence.

Joseph Conrad

A word carries far - very far - deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.

Joseph Conrad

This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still...

Joseph Conrad

Gossip is what no one claims to like -- but everyone enjoys.

Joseph Conrad

Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusion.

Joseph Conrad

An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.

Joseph Conrad
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