Joseph Conrad said “Art is long and life is short, and success is very far off.”
I write because I can’t not write. Since I could hold a pencil, I have written stories and I will die before I manage to write all the ideas in my head. Conrad knew this too.
Read the opening paragraphs of The Secret Agent and Lord Jim.
‘The Secret Agent’ by Joseph Conrad [UK: Penguin Classics] Buy now
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