"Men are governed by lines of intellect - women: by curves of emotion."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."James Joyce on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."James Joyce on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."James Joyce on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"James Joyce on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."James Joyce on Mahatma Gandhi
"Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age."
"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."
"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."