Youre here: Home » Famous Quotes » James Stephens Quotes


» Famous Quotes Home

» Quote Topics

» Author Nationalities

» Author Types

» Popular Searches

 Browse authors:

James Stephens Quotes

Page 1 of 1
James Stephens
February 2, 1882 - December 26, 1950
Nationality: Irish
Category: Poet
Subcategory: Irish Poet

Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.


A sword, a spade, and a thought should never be allowed to rust.


Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.


Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it.


Women and birds are able to see without turning their heads, and that is indeed a necessary provision for they are both surrounded by enemies.


A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.


Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.


What the heart knows today the head will understand tomorrow.


You must be fit to give before you can be fit to receive.


Men come of age at sixty, women at fifteen.


Privacy Policy
Copyright © 1999-2008 All rights reserved.