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Irish novelist, 1882-1941
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'History,' Stephen said, 'is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake
a case of too many people in a small space.
A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.
A man's errors are his portals of discovery.
A nation is the same people living in the same place.
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.
And his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will Yes
And then I asked him with my eyes to ask again yes and then he asked me would I yes and his heart was going like mad and yes I said yes I will yes.
As for Tolstoy, ... I disagree with you altogether. Tolstoy is a magnificent writer. He is never dull, never stupid, never tired, never pedantic, never theatrical!
Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age.
By the age of 45, I knew I could no longer start a sentence with a mention of strudel. My fingers would want to do it but my mind just wouldn't react.
Christopher Columbus, as everyone knows, is honored by posterity because he was the last to discover America.
Come forth, Lazarus! And he came fifth and lost the job.
Ever looked sufficiently at a quite everyday looking stamped addressed envelope? Admittedly it is an outer husk: its face, in all its featureful perfection of imperfection, is its fortune: it exhibits only the civil or military clothing of whatever p
Every bond, he said, is a bond to sorrow.
He comes into the world God knows how, walks on the water, gets out of his grave and goes up off the Hill of Howth. What drivel is this?
Her companionship was like a warm soil about an exotic.
I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day.
I am who I am because of who I was.
I belong to the faubourg Saint-Patrice called Ireland for short
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