No man can discover his own talents.
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
I wish I’d been a mixed infant.
I am a daylight atheist.
I say myself no depressed words just depressed minds.
It is a good deed to forget a poor joke.
No yesterdays are ever wasted for those who give themselves to today.
Every man, through fear, mugs his aspirations a dozen times a day.
The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell. The lovely thin paper with a bit of matress stuffing in it, if you could get a match, was as good a smoke as I ever tasted.
Shakespeare said pretty well everything and what he left out, James Joyce, with a judge from meself, put in.
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
What the hell difference does it make, left or right? There were good men lost on both sides.
I have never seen a situation so dismal that a policeman couldn’t make it worse.
All publicity is good, except an obituary notice.
When I came back to Dublin I was courtmartialed in my absence and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.