"Woe to the man whose heart has not learned while young to hope, to love - and to put its trust in life."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Joseph Conrad on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Joseph Conrad on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Joseph Conrad on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Joseph Conrad on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Joseph Conrad on Dalai Lama
"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."