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James Joyce

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A man's errors are his portals of discovery.

— James Joyce

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Each imagining himself to be the first last and only alone, whereas he is neither first last nor last nor only not alone in a series originating in and repeated to infinity.

— James Joyce

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The tall form of the young professor of mental science discussing on the landing a case of conscience with his class like a giraffe cropping high leafage among a herd of antelopes

— James Joyce


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

— James Joyce

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Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion.

— James Joyce

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

— James Joyce

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I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality.

— James Joyce

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I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.

— James Joyce

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Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.

— James Joyce

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A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

— James Joyce

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About James Joyce

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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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