Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by James Joyce
Amen. So be it. Welcome, O life! I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experience and to forge in the smithy of my soul the uncreated conscience of my race.
James Joyce (1882–1941), Irish author. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, ch. 5.
Stephen Dedalus's penultimate diary entry.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright © 2013 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.