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Joseph Conrad Quotes

Quotes by Joseph Conrad - (12 quotes)

Joseph Conrad - From the Achievement category:

- Victory: An Island Tale, 1915...
It is not the clear-sighted who lead the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm mental fog. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Art category:

A work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Artists category:

The artist appeals to that part of our being which is not dependent on wisdom; to that in us which is a gift and not an acquisition – and therefore, more permanently enduring. He speaks to our capacity for delight and wonder, to the sense of mystery surrounding our lives; to our sense of pity, and beauty and pain. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Gender category:

Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Illusion category:

Every age is fed on illusions, lest men should renounce life early and the human race come to an end. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Imagination category:

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)

Joseph Conrad - From the Life category:

A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Love category:

There is a subtle and unmistakable touch of love and pride, beyond mere skill, almost an inspiration which gives to all work that finish which is almost art - which is art. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Senses category:

My task is to make you hear, feel and see. That and no more, and that is everything. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Vanity category:

Vanity plays lurid tricks with our memory. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Words category:

Words, as is well known, are great foes of reality. (Joseph Conrad)

Joseph Conrad - From the Work category:

I like what is in work – the chance to find yourself. Your own reality, for yourself, not for others. What no other can ever know. (Joseph Conrad)