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James Joyce
James Joyce

A master of the English language, James Joyce is one of the 20th century's most well-known and highly respected writers. Educated in Ireland, James collection of short stories, "Dubliners," was suppressed initially due to its tropical references. His first novel, "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man," was published in 1916. "Ulysses" followed in 1921, but did not appear until 1933 in t…

Date of Birth: February 02, 1882
Date of Death: January 13, 1941


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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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Discovery    inspirational    Motivational    Quote of the Day   

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"Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race." James Joyce
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Editor's Pick    Experience    Life    Quote of the Day   

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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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Churches   

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"Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance." James Joyce
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"While you have a thing it can be taken from you... but when you give it, you have given it. No robber can take it from you. It is yours then for ever when you have given it. It will be yours always. That is to give." James Joyce
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Giving   

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"A man's errors are his portals of discovery." James Joyce
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Discovery    Mistakes   

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"All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light, but though I seem to be driven out of my country as a misbeliever I have found no man yet with a faith like mine." James Joyce
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Faith   

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"No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination." James Joyce
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Writers And Writing   

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"It is a tragic case of overloading the back porches, ... use common sense." James Joyce
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"You forget that the kingdom of heaven suffers violence: and the kingdom of heaven is like a woman." James Joyce
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Heaven   

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"I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction." James Joyce
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"No, it did lots of other things too." James Joyce
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"When I die Dublin will be written in my heart." James Joyce
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"The poor man starves while they are grassing their royal mountain stags or shooting peasants and partridges in their purblind pomp of pelf and power" James Joyce
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"Our view is that the old consensus of $4 per share, which reflects analysts' current estimates of our entire business before the second-quarter action, is about the right estimate for our new continuing operations, excluding the special charges." James Joyce
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Business   

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"The artist, like the God of the creation, remains within or behind or beyond or above his handiwork, invisible, refined out of existence, indifferent, paring his fingernails" James Joyce
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Art   

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"We did do very well in the transactions over $100 million that we chose to pursue, signing 11 and losing only one competitively, ... But the consistent deferral of mega-deals resulting from customers caution about their own businesses in this economic environment has had a significant impact on the growth of our outsourcing revenue." James Joyce
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"Our civilization, bequeathed to us by fierce adventurers, eaters of meat and hunters, is so full of hurry and combat, so busy about many things which perhaps are of no importance, that it cannot but see something feeble in a civilization which smiles as it refuses to make the battlefield the test of excellence." James Joyce
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Buddhism   

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"When the Irishman is found outside of Ireland in another environment, he very often becomes a respected man. The economic and intellectual conditions that prevail in his own country do not permit the development of individuality. No one who has any self-respect stays in Ireland, but flees afar as though from a country that has undergone the visitation of an angered Jove." James Joyce
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Environment    Exile   

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"Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality." James Joyce
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Poetry And Poets   

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"What did that mean, to kiss? You put your face up like that to say goodnight and then his mother put her face down. That was to kiss. His mother put her lips on his cheek; her lips were soft and they wetted his cheek; and they made a tiny little noise: kiss. Why did people do that with their two faces?" James Joyce
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Kisses And Kissing    Mother   





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