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Lord Jim

By Joseph Conrad QUOTATION: Going home must be like going to render an account.
ATTRIBUTION: Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 21 (1900).

QUOTATION: There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting, and enslaving than the life at sea.
ATTRIBUTION: Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), Polish-born British novelist. Lord Jim, ch. 2 (1900).

QUOTATION: You shall judge of a man by his foes as well as by his friends.
ATTRIBUTION: Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 34 (1900).

QUOTATION: A word carries far—very far—deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.
ATTRIBUTION: Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 15 (1900).

QUOTATION: It is not Justice the servant of men, but accident, hazard, Fortune—the ally of patient Time—that holds an even and scrupulous balance.
ATTRIBUTION: Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 34 (1900).

QUOTATION: There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable mystery.
ATTRIBUTION: Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 24 (1900).

QUOTATION: 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?
ATTRIBUTION: Joseph Conrad (1857–1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 33 (1900).

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