Quotation Explorer - 'James Joyce'

Thought is the thought of thought. Tranquil brightness. The soul is in a manner all that is: the soul is the form of forms. Tranquillity sudden, vast, candescent: form of forms. - James Joyce
Mistakes are the portals of discovery. - James Joyce
Interpretations of interpretations interpreted. - James Joyce
Jesus was a bachelor and never lived with a woman. Surely living with a woman is one of the most difficult things a man has to do, and he never did it. - James Joyce
A dark horse riderless, bolts like a phantom past the winning post, his mane moonflowing, his eyeballs stars. - James Joyce
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins committed in previous lives. The English reading public explains the reason why. - James Joyce
Early morning: set off at dawn. Travel round in front of the sun, steal a day's march on him. Keep it up for ever never grow a day older technically. - James Joyce
He laughed to free his mind from his mind's bondage. - James Joyce
History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake. - James Joyce
I am also sure that there is no such thing as free- thinking in as much as all thinking must be must be bound by its own laws. - James Joyce
Redheaded women buck like goats. - James Joyce
Love loves to love love - James Joyce
Writing in English is the most ingenious torture ever devised for sins commited in previous lives. - James Joyce
If you can put your five fingers throught it, it is a gate, if not a door. - James Joyce
YesIsaidyesyesyesyesyes...YesIsaidyes! andagainyesyesyes -- Molly Bloom - James Joyce
‎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 is the only way of insuring one's immortality. - James Joyce
I call that a scumhead. - James Joyce
The artist, like the God of creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails - James Joyce
There is not past, no future; everything flows in an eternal present. - James Joyce
I smiled at him. America, I said quietly, just like that. What is it? The sweepings of every country including our own. Isn't that true? That's a fact. - James Joyce
All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light. - James Joyce
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery. - James Joyce
The peace of the gardens and the kindly lights in the windows poured a tender influence into his restless heart. - James Joyce
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead. - James Joyce
Secrets, silent, stony sit in the dark palaces of both our hearts: secrets weary of their tyranny: tyrants willing to be dethroned. - James Joyce
If we could only live on good food like that, he said to her somewhat loudly, we wouldn't have the country full of rotten teeth and rotten guts. Living in a bogswamp, eating cheap food and the streets paved with dust, horsedung and consumptives' spits. - James Joyce
Every bond is a bond to sorrow. - James Joyce
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