"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."James Joyce on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."James Joyce on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."James Joyce on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."James Joyce on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."James Joyce on Robert Frost
"Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age."
"Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art it is the part the schools cannot recognize."
"The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts."
"I fear those big words which make us so unhappy."
"Love between man and man is impossible because there must not be sexual intercourse and friendship between man and woman is impossible because there must be sexual intercourse."