Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
Quote by James Joyce
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought...
Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools...
Ireland is the old sow that eats her farrow.
No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination.
I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy...
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is...
A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than...
Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and...
What did that mean, to kiss? You put your face up like that to say...
Love (understood as the desire of good for another) is in fact so unnatural a...
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole...
The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.
When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.
Ireland sober is Ireland stiff.
Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.
Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in...
'History,' Stephen said, 'is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake
The history of liberty is a history of resistance.
Governments have never learned anything from history, or acted on principles deducted from it.