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Joseph Conrad
(1857-1924) born on
Dec 03
Polish novelist, short-story writer. He was considered a master of English prose, e.g., "Lord Jim," 1900 and "Heart of Darkness," 1902.
         
   
F
A word carries far -- very far -- deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.

R
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.
A
An artist is a man of action, whether he creates a personality, invents an expedient, or finds the issue of a complicated situation.
N
Any work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line.
K
He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Marlow, in "Lord Jim," ch. 15, 1900.
R: "A Personal Record," ch. 1, 1912.
A: "The Mirror of the Sea," ch. 9, 1906.
N: "The Nigger of the Narcissus," Preface, 1897.
K: "A Personal Record," "A Familiar Preface," 1912.
   


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