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.
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.
I was court-martialled in my absence, and sentenced to death in my absence, so I said they could shoot me in my absence.