59 Total Quotes

James Joyce Quotes

James Joyce
A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
James Joyce
#Mistakes #Discovery

James Joyce
There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.
James Joyce
#Churches

James Joyce
Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
James Joyce
#Life #Editor's Pick #Quote of the Day #Experience

James Joyce
While you have a thing it can be taken from you... but when you give it, you have given it. No robber can take it from you. It is yours then for ever when you have given it. It will be yours always. That is to give.
James Joyce
#Giving

James Joyce
I will not serve that in which I no longer believe whether it call itself my home, my fatherland or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defence the only arms
James Joyce
#Home

James Joyce
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead.
James Joyce
#Achievement

James Joyce
Saying that a great genius is mad, while at the same time recognizing his artistic worth, is like saying that he had rheumatism or suffered from diabetes. Madness, in fact, is a medical term that can claim no more notice from the objective critic than he grants the charge of heresy raised by the theologian, or the charge of immorality raised by the police.
James Joyce
#Genius

James Joyce
History,' Stephen said, 'is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake
James Joyce
#History

James Joyce
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
James Joyce
#Quote of the Day #Motivational #inspirational #Discovery

James Joyce
He comes into the world God knows how, walks on the water, gets out of his grave and goes up off the Hill of Howth. What drivel is this?
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#God #Jesus Christ

James Joyce
Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.
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#America #New World

James Joyce
I want to work with the top people, because only they have the courage and the confidence and the risk-seeking profile that you need.
James Joyce
#Ambition #Confidence

James Joyce
When I makes tea I makes tea, as old mother Grogan said. And when I makes water I makes water.
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#Mother

James Joyce
Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.
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#Glory

James Joyce
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
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#Art

James Joyce
When the Irishman is found outside of Ireland in another environment, he very often becomes a respected man. The economic and intellectual conditions that prevail in his own country do not permit the development of individuality. No one who has any self-respect stays in Ireland, but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an angered Jove.
James Joyce
#Environment #Exile

James Joyce
It's designed to capture viruses from your entire blood system. It's designed to capture viruses before cells and organs can be infected.
James Joyce
#Blood

James Joyce
You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman.
James Joyce
#Heaven

James Joyce
I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.
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#Action