A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
Quote by James Joyce
I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at...
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in...
I want to work with the top people, because only they have the courage and...
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is...
Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and...
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as...
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is...
Sometimes he caught himself listening to the sound of his own voice. He thought that...
Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.
Ireland is the old sow that eats her farrow.
'History,' Stephen said, 'is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake
If Ireland is to become a new Ireland she must first become European.
Ireland sober is Ireland stiff.
Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance.
I fear those big words which make us so unhappy.
My mouth is full of decayed teeth and my soul of decayed ambitions.
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought...
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous...
Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools...