Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality.
Quote by James Joyce
James Joyce Quotes
No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination.
Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to...
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole...
What did that mean, to kiss? You put your face up like that to say...
If Ireland is to become a new Ireland she must first become European.
Resignation is the timid sign of courage
And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he...
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is...
Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is...
Well and what's cheese? Corpse of milk.
Her companionship was like a warm soil about an exotic.
My words in her mind: cold polished stones sinking through a quagmire.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals...
When I die Dublin will be written in my heart.
I fear those big words which make us so unhappy.
Satan, really, is the romantic youth of Jesus re-appearing for a moment.
A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
One of the great mind destroyers of college education is the belief that if it's...
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six...
Education is going forward from cocksure ignorance to thoughtful uncertainty.
The thing that's important to know is that you never know. You're always sort of...
Trust is like a eraser. It gets smaller and smaller after every mistake.