Joseph Conrad

(1857-1924 / Berdychiv)

Joseph Conrad Quotes

  • ''The horror! The horror!''
    Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Kurtz, in The Heart of Darkness, ch. 3 (1902). Kurtz's dying words.
    1 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • ''There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.''
    Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Lord Jim, ch. 2 (1900).
  • ''As to honour—you know—it's a very fine mediaeval inheritance which women never got hold of. It wasn't theirs.''
    Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Chance, ch. 2 (1914).
  • ''How does one kill fear, I wonder? How do you shoot a spectre through the heart, slash off its spectral head, take it by its spectral throat?''
    Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 33 (1900).

Read more quotations »
[Report Error]