Joseph Conrad Quotes (153 quotes)
“Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.”
Chance (1913), part II, Chapter 5
“A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.”
Lord Jim and Nostromo: (A Modern Library E-Book) (2000 edition), Random House LLC - ISBN: 9780679641254
Under Western Eyes (1911)
“An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.”
The Mirror of the Sea (1906)
“She strode like a grenadier, was strong and upright like an obelisk, had a beautiful face, a candid brow, pure eyes, and not a thought of her own in her head.”
Tales of Unrest. The Return, 1902
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJoseph Conrad
Born: December 3, 1857
Died: August 3, 1924 (aged 66)
Bio: Joseph Conrad was a Polish novelist who wrote in English, after settling in England.