• A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
    A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
    ~ James Joyce
  • Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead.
    Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead.
    ~ James Joyce
  • As a girl where I was a Flower of the mountain yes when I put the rose in my hair like the Andalusian girls used or shall I wear a red yes and how he kissed me under the Moorish wall and I thought well as well him as another and then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes to say yes my mountain flower and first I put my arms around him yes and drew him down to me so he could feel my breasts all perfume yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes.
    ~ James Joyce
  • Think you're escaping and run into yourself.
    ~ James Joyce
  • I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.
    ~ James Joyce
  • Nations have their ego, just like individuals.
    ~ James Joyce
    Ego
  • Whatever else is unsure in this stinking dunghill of a world a mother's love is not.
    ~ James Joyce