Joseph Conrad quotes

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Do you remember how old Ford was always writing how Conrad suffered so when he wrote? How it was un metier de chien etc. Do you su ...
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind. All intellectual and artistic ...
The revolutionary spirit is mighty convenient in this, that it frees one from all scruples as regards ideas. Its hard absolute opt ...
You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty. And least of all can you con ...
Danger lies in the writer becoming the victim of his own exaggeration, losing the exact notion of sincerity, and in the end coming ...
In order to move others deeply we must deliberately allow ourselves to be carried away beyond the bounds of our normal sensibility ...
Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open- eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feeling ...
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 ...
Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one i ...
It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face o ...
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