Quotes by James Joyce

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

James Joyce church

When the soul of man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality , languag ...

James Joyce Ireland and the Irish language religion

You have asked me what I would do and what I would not do. I will tell you what I will do and what I will not do. I will not serve in that w ...

James Joyce silence exile cunning

A girl stood before him in midstream, alone and still, gazing out to sea. She seemed like one whom magic had changed into the like ness of a ...

James Joyce birdgirl epiphany transformation

Amen. So be it. Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul th ...

James Joyce life art

The radiance of which he speaks is the scholastic quidditas, the whatness of a thing. This supreme quality is felt by the artist w hen the a ...

James Joyce aesthetics Shelley Percy Bysshe Galvani Luigi

We are an unfortunate priestridden race and always were and always will be till the end of the chapter. ...

James Joyce Catholicism Ireland

Once upon a time and a very good time it was there was a moocow coming down along the road and this moocow that was coming down al ong the r ...

James Joyce childhood memory narrative

--The language in which we are speaking is his before it is mine. How different are the words home, Christ, ale, master, on his li ps and on ...

James Joyce language English

--Then, said Cranly, you do not intend to become a protestant?MI said that I had lost the faith, Stephen answered, but not t hat I had lost ...

James Joyce Protestantism Catholicism

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