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Quotes By Joseph Conrad

Nationality
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DOB
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3-12-1857
DOD
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3-08-1924

Novelist Joseph Conrad was born on 3rd December 1857 AD. Even though it is not clear where Joseph Conrad was born, it is known that he was a Polish citizen. Joseph Conrad was 67 years old when he died on 3rd August 1924 AD. In his life Joseph Conrad was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

A caricature is putting the face of a joke on the body of a truth.

- Joseph Conrad

A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns.

- Joseph Conrad

A man's real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love.

- Joseph Conrad

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

- Joseph Conrad

Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.

- Joseph Conrad

All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.

- 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

As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook.

- Joseph Conrad

As to honor - you know - it's a very fine medieval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.

- Joseph Conrad

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

- Joseph Conrad

Criticism, that fine flower of personal expression in the garden of letters.

- Joseph Conrad

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.

- Joseph Conrad

Gossip is what no one claims to like, but everybody 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

History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird.

- Joseph Conrad

Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feelings for which it is impossible to become a sham.

- Joseph Conrad

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