Joseph Conrad’s Top 10 Popular and Famous Quotes

Ten of My Favourite Joseph Conrad Quotes 

Quotes, who doesn’t love a good quote? This series of articles we look at Top 10 Famous Quotes by Author Joseph Conrad, author quotes are always a challenge and fun to pick, with Joseph Conrad you will find my Ten favourites of Joseph Conrad’s quotes. 

Popular Quotes

“We live as we dream–alone….”
― Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

 “No, it is impossible; it is impossible to convey the life-sensation of any given epoch of one’s existence–that which makes its truth, its meaning–its subtle and penetrating essence. It is impossible. We live, as we dream–alone.”
― Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

“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, Lord Jim

 “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, The Secret Sharer and other stories

 “The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary; men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.”
― Joseph Conrad, Under Western Eyes

 “Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.”
― Joseph Conrad, Chance

“Your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.”
― Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

 “Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.”
― Conrad Joseph

“It’s only those who do nothing that make no mistakes, I suppose.”
― Joseph Conrad, An Outcast of the Islands

“It was written I should be loyal to the nightmare of my choice.”
― Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

10 Famous Quotes by Author Joseph Conrad

So there you have it my Ten favourite quotes by Joseph Conrad, please comment below and share your favourite quotes by the fantastic author Joseph Conrad.  Furthermore, if you find any Authors not covered for there, top 10 quotes let me know and I will review their works and find some of their best quotes as has been done here for Joseph Conrad. 

One Final Bonus – Joseph Conrad Quote 

“I don’t like work–no man does–but I like what is in the work–the chance to find yourself. Your own reality–for yourself not for others–what no other man can ever know. They can only see the mere show, and never can tell what it really means.”

― Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness

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