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James Joyce

Read through the most famous quotes from James Joyce

One by one they were all becoming shades. Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.

— James Joyce

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My heart is quite calm now. I will go back.

— James Joyce

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Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

— James Joyce

#mistakes #portals

Redheaded women buck like goats.

— James Joyce

#sexuality #sexuality

All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light...

— James Joyce


The object of the artist is the creation of the beautiful. What the beautiful is is another question.

— James Joyce

#artist #beautiful #creation #object #question

Drugs age you after mental excitement. Lethargy then. Why? Reaction. A lifetime in a night. Gradually changes your character.

— James Joyce


To learn one must be humble. But life is the great teacher.

— James Joyce


When I die, Dublin will be written on my heart.

— James Joyce

#love #life

Read your own obituary notice; they say you live longer. Gives you second wind. New lease of life.

— James Joyce

#obituary #life

About James Joyce

James Joyce Quotes

Did you know about James Joyce?

It was also here where Ezra Pound brought him to the attention of English feminist and publiJames Joycer Harriet Shaw Weaver who would become Joyce's patron providing him thousands of pounds over the next 25 years and relieving him of the burden of teaching in order to focus on his writing. During this era Joyce's eyes began to give him more and more problems. Nevertheless after four years he was restless and after the war he returned to Trieste as he had originally planned.

Joyce was born to a middle class family in Dublin where he excelled as a student at the Jesuit schools Clongowes and Belvedere then at University College Dublin. Other major works are the short-story collection Dubliners (1914) and the novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916) and Finnegans Wake (1939). ".

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