"The sea - this truth must be confessed - has no generosity. No display of manly qualities - courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness - has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Joseph Conrad on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Joseph Conrad on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Joseph Conrad on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Joseph Conrad on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."Joseph Conrad on Winston Churchill
"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 illusion."
"The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary men alone are quite capable of every wickedness."
"History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird."
"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."
"Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line."
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