Choose language

Forgot your password?

Need a Spoofbox account? Create one for FREE!

No subscription or hidden extras


Joseph Conrad

Read through the most famous quotes from Joseph Conrad

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

— Joseph Conrad

#consists #dealing #difficult #difficult task #men

We live as we dream--alone....

— Joseph Conrad

#loneliness #dreams

My task, which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word, to make you hear, to make you feel--it is, before all, to make you see.

— Joseph Conrad

#power-of-words #writing #inspirational

Let them think what they liked, but I didn't mean to drown myself. I meant to swim till I sank -- but that's not the same thing.

— Joseph Conrad

#suicide #story

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.

— Joseph Conrad

#belief #capable #every #evil #men

... it was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice.

— Joseph Conrad

#nightmare #struggle #choice

Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.

— Joseph Conrad


He struggled with himself, too. I saw it -- I heard it. I saw the inconceivable mystery of a soul that knew no restraint, no faith, and no fear, yet struggling blindly with itself.

— Joseph Conrad

#struggle #faith

The question is not how to get cured, but how to live.

— Joseph Conrad


But his soul was mad. Being alone in the wilderness, it had looked within itself and, by heavens I tell you, it had gone mad.

— Joseph Conrad

#the-horror #horror

About Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad Quotes

Did you know about Joseph Conrad?

After many travails and vicissitudes at the beginning of November 1914 Conrad managed to bring his family back to England.

Appreciated early on by literary cognoscenti his fiction and nonfiction have gained an almost prophetic cachet in the light of subsequent national and international disasters of the 20th and 21st centuries. Lawrence F.

back to top