Joseph Konrad

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Joseph Konrad

Joseph Konrad

A man's most open actions have a secret side to them.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:58]
A man's real life is that accorded to him in the thoughts of other men by reason of respect or natural love.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:02]
A modern fleet of ships does not so much make use of the sea as exploit a highway.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:07]
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:16]
All ambitions are lawful except those which climb upward on the miseries or credulities of mankind.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:21]
As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:36]
As to honor - you know - it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:40]
Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:45]
Don't you forget what's divine in the Russian soul and that's resignation.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:00]
Facing it, always facing it, that's the way to get through. Face it.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:15]
For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed for it, for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:20]
I don't like work... but I like what is in work - the chance to find yourself. Your own reality - for yourself, not for others - which no other man can ever knowMore Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:08]
I take it that what all men are really after is some form or perhaps only some formula of peace.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:20]
In order to move others deeply we must deliberately allow ourselves to be carried away beyond the bounds of our normal sensibility.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:26]
It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:35]
It is to be remarked that a good many people are born curiously unfitted for the fate waiting them on this earth.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:45]
Only in men's imagination does every truth find an effective and undeniable existence. Imagination, not invention, is the supreme master of art as of life.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:55]
The conquest of the earth, which mostly means the taking it away from those who have a different complexion or slightly flatter noses than ourselves, is not a pretty thing when you look into it too much.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:21]
The last thing a woman will consent to discover in a man whom she loves, or on whom she simply depends, is want of courage.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:28]
This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still.More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:09]
Truth of a modest sort I can promise you, and also sincerity. That complete, praiseworthy sincerity which, while it delivers one into the hands of one's enemies, is as likely as not to embroil one with one's friends. More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:04]
Who knows what true loneliness is - not the conventional word but the naked terror? To the lonely themselves it wears a mask. The most miserable outcast hugs some memory or some illusionMore Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:11]
You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity. It is his clear duty. More Joseph Konrad [10/04/2011 04:10:26]

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