"The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."James Joyce on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."James Joyce on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."James Joyce on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."James Joyce on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."James Joyce on Dalai Lama
"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."
"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."