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Джозеф Конрад

Дата рождения: 3. Декабрь 1857
Дата смерти: 3. Август 1924

Джозеф Конрад — английский писатель. Поляк по происхождению, он получил признание как классик английской литературы.



„I ten nejzchytralejší spisovatel vyzradí sebe a svůj mravní názor aspoň v každé třetí větě.“

„Být ženou je hrozně těžká věc, protože obvykle musí žít s muži.“


„Být ženou není lehký úděl, stále přichází do styku s muži.“

„Vyhýbejte se lidem, kteří s vámi vždy souhlasí.“

„Přísně vzato je jen jeden druh knih, který zvětšuje štěstí na zemi - kuchařské knihy.“

„Pomlouvání je neřest, již si každý odpírá, jež vsak každého baví.“

„Being a woman is a terribly difficult trade since it consists principally of dealings with men.“ Chance

„It's only those who do nothing that make no mistakes, I suppose.“ An Outcast of the Islands


„We live as we dream--alone....“ Heart of Darkness

„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.“ The Secret Sharer and other stories

„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.“ Lord Jim

„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.“ Heart of Darkness


„Your strength is just an accident arising from the weakness of others.“ 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.“ Heart of Darkness

„Facing it, always facing it, that’s the way to get through. Face it.“

„But his soul was mad. Being alone in the wilderness, it had looked within itself and, by heavens I tell you, it had gone mad.“ Heart of Darkness

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