Joseph Conrad

1857 - 1924

A Quote by Joseph Conrad on imagination

I can't imagine a human being so hard up for something to do as to quarrel with me.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad on friendship and judgment

You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as his friends.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad on god, men, religion, and women

God is for men and religion is for women.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad on death, life, and sleep

Sleep after toyle, port after stormie seas, Ease after warre, death after life, does greatly please.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

Source: (St. Thomas Church; Canterbury, England)

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad on friendship and judgment

You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad on imagination, mathematics, respect, and world

Don't talk to me of your Archimedes' lever. He was an absentminded person with a mathematical imagination. Mathematics commands all my respect, but I have no use for engines. Give me the right word and the right accent and I will move the world.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

Source: Preface to A Personal Record.

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad on difficulty, men, trade, and women

Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade, since it consists pricipally of dealing with men.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad on hope, knowledge, life, logic, and purpose

A droll thing life is-that mysterious arrangement of merciless logic for a futile purpose. The most you can hope from it is some knowledge of yourself and that comes too late.

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad

Facing it--always facing it--that's the way to get through. Face it!

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

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A Quote by Joseph Conrad on mankind

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

Joseph Conrad (1857 - 1924)

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