James Joyce

1882 - 1941

A Quote by James Joyce on life, body, modern, and dissociation

He lives at a little distance from his body,

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

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A Quote by James Joyce

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

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A Quote by James Joyce on individuality

The State is concentric, but the individual is eccentric.

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

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A Quote by James Joyce on art, belief, church, home, life, and silence

I will tell you what I will do and what I will not do. 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 I allow myself to use - silence, exile and cunning.

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

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A Quote by James Joyce on dogs

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I see the regions of snow and ice, I see the sharp-eyed Samoiede and the Finn, I see the seal-seeker in his boat poising his lance, I see the Siberian on his slight-built sledge drawn by dogs, I see the porpoise-hunters, I see the whale-crews of the south Pacific and the north Atlantic, I see the cliffs, glaciers, torrents, valleys of Switzerland - I mark the long winters and the isolation.

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

Source: Finegans Wake

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A Quote by James Joyce on history and trying

History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

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A Quote by James Joyce on understanding

Does nobody understand?

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

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A Quote by James Joyce on discovery, errors, genius, and mistakes

A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are the portals of discovery.

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

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A Quote by James Joyce on discovery and errors

A man's errors are his portals of discovery.

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

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