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James Joyce Quotes

James Joyce Quotes & Quotations
Name:
James Joyce
Type:
Novelist
Nationality:
Irish
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    A corpse is meat gone bad. Well and what's cheese? Corpse of milk. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    A man's errors are his portals of discovery. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will yes. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honoured by posterity because he was the last to discover America. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    He found in the world without as actual what was in his world within as possible. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    I fear those big words which make us so unhappy. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    If Ireland is to become a new Ireland she must first become European. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Ireland sober is Ireland stiff. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship between man and woman is impossible because there must be sexual intercourse. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Mistakes are the portals of discovery. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Nations have their ego, just like individuals. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Satan, really, is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment. James_JoyceJames Joyce
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    Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance. James_Joyce/21.php">James Joyce
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    The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts. James_Joyce/22.php">James Joyce
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    The artist, like the God of creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails. James_Joyce/23.php">James Joyce
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    The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails. James_Joyce/24.php">James Joyce
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    The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works. James_Joyce/25.php">James Joyce
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    The men that is now is only all palaver and what they can get out of you. James_Joyce/26.php">James Joyce
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    Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home. James_Joyce/27.php">James Joyce
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    When I die Dublin will be written in my heart. James_Joyce/28.php">James Joyce
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    Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why. James_Joyce/29.php">James Joyce
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    You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman. James_Joyce/30.php">James Joyce
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    Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead. James_Joyce/31.php">James Joyce