I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
Quote by James Joyce
No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination.
My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire.
The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or...
A corpse is meat gone bad. Well and what's cheese? Corpse of milk.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals...
Well and what's cheese? Corpse of milk.
'History,' Stephen said, 'is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake
I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy...
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought...
Resignation is the timid sign of courage
A nation is the same people living in the same place.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
Sometimes he caught himself listening to the sound of his own voice. He thought that...
If Ireland is to become a new Ireland she must first become European.
A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than...
I fear those big words which make us so unhappy.
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in...
Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
Ireland is the old sow that eats her farrow.