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Joseph Conrad quotes (12)

Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists pricipally of dealing with men.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Man

Sleep after toyle port after stormie seas Ease after warre death after life does greatly please.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Rest

The mind of man is capable of anythingbecause everything is in it all the past as well as all the future.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Capable

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   Category: Mathematics

All a man can betray is his conscience.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Betrayal

All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Ambition

A droll thing life isthat 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   Category: Unsorted

God is for men and religion is for women.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Religion

You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Endure

The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Supernatural

Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope to love - and to put its trust in life.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Love

I cant imagine a human being so hard up for something to do as to quarrel with me.
Joseph Conrad   Category: Quarrels