quote by James Joyce

Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

— James Joyce

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Portal quote Mistakes are the portals of discovery.
Mistakes are the portals of discovery.

Mistakes aren't fatal; they are merely the portals of discovery.

When life gives you lemons don't make lemonade, make pink lemonade. Be unique.

A man of genius makes no mistakes; his errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery.

I will go forward... I will smile at the rage of the tempest, and ride fearlessly and triumphantly across the boisterous ocean of circumstance... And the 'testimony of Jesus' will light up a lamp that will guide my vision through the portals of immortality, and communicate to my understanding the glories of the Celestial kingdom.

Cinema is a technologically mediated dreamspace, a way to access, a portal to the numinous that unfolded in the fourth dimension, so cinema became sort of a waking dream where we can travel in space and time, where we can travel in mind. This became more than virtual reality, this became a real virtuality.

How lovely are the portals of the night, when stars come out to watch the daylight die.

Buying a book is not about obtaining a possession, but about securing a portal.

A man's errors are his portals of discovery.

Through the portals of silence the healing sun of wisdom and peace will shine upon you.

A heavenly portal is a spherical opening of light that offers divine protection by which angels and heavenly beings can come and go, without demonic interference. God has designed portals to begin in the third Heaven, travel through the second Heaven, and open upon Earth.

The portal of healing and creativity always takes us into the realm of the spirit.

Pay more attention to the silence than to the sounds.

Paying attention to outer silence creates inner silence: the mind becomes still. A portal is opening up.

Knowing how contented, free, and joyful is life in the world of science, one fervently wishes that many would enter its portals.

Think, in this batter'd Caravanserai Whose portals are alternate Night and Day, How Sultan after Sultan with his Pomp Abode his destin'd Hour and went his way.

Time is the horizontal dimension of life, the surface layer of reality.

Then there is the vertical dimension of depth, accessible only through the portal of the present moment.

Perhaps all women are part faerie, for what woman can deny her faerie blood when the portals to her own land are open; when the full moon sings its insistent song; when sorrow and passion and rage pulse through her body at moon times. This is why women are the chosen ones of Faerie, pat of the vibrant, fluid, emotional soul of the world.

An environment-based education movement--at all levels of education--will help students realize that school isn't supposed to be a polite form of incarceration, but a portal to the wider world.

Disneyland is like Alice stepping through the Looking Glass;

to step through the portals of Disneyland will be like entering another world.

Heights of the spirit can only be climbed by passing through the portals of humility.

In 1978, in the space of 10 months, 28 leukemia patients came to me and they could all work after six days. It is a portal vein circulation disease, not cancer of the blood. So far 150 leukemia patients have come to me and I could help all of them. Do not fear this disease any more.

Work is the open sesame of every portal, the great equalizer in the world, the true philosopher's stone which transmutes all the base metal of humanity into gold.

Know thyself' was written over the portal of the antique world.

Over the portal of the new world, 'Be thyself' shall be written.

O Youth! flame earnest, still aspire, With energies immortal! To many a heaven of Desire, Our yearning opes a portal! And tho' Age wearies by the way, And hearts break in the furrow, We'll sow the golden grain Today-- The Harvest comes tomorrow.

Stand guard at the portal of your mind.

The Portal of God is nonexistence. All things sprang from nonexistence. Existence could not make existence existence. It must have proceeded from nonexistence, and nonexistence and nothing are one. Herein is the abiding place of the sage.

Death is not as terrible as you think.

It comes to you as a healer. Sleep is nothing but a counterfeit death. What happens in death we can picture in sleep. All our sufferings vanish in sleep. When death comes, all our mortal tortures cease; they cannot go beyond the portals of death.

Art is a window to The Infinite, and opening to the goddess, a portal through which you and I, with the help of the artist, may discover depths and heights of our soul undreamed of by the vulgar world. Art is the eye of the spirit, through which the sublime can reach down to us, and we up to it, and be transformed, transfigured in the process.

A "portal" is an opening (door, window, or opening).

A heavenly portal or a glory portal is a heavenly opening through which God's goodness manifests. I have seen a portal in a vision and it was a circular opening where a column of light poured down into the earth. There were angels ascending and descending.

To begin to understand your Soul as an integral part of yourself and begin to connect with your Soul as a part of your full being and your true nature, is the beginning of wisdom and the portal to true joy.

Here is the door of my mom's house, well-remembered childhood portal.

Here is the yard, and a set of wires that runs from the house to a wooden pole, and some fat birds sitting together on the wires, five of them lined up like beads on an abacus.

Behind all seen things lies something vaster;

everything is but a path, a portal or a window opening on something other than iteself.

The grandest and simplest things contain worlds within worlds.

Seeing them is a matter of the right point of view, and your painter's eye is the special portal to such sights.

There is no death! What seems so is transition;

this life of mortal breath is but a suburb of the life elysian, whose portal we call Death.

Our self (Soul), as a form of God's joy, is deathless.

For his joy is amritham, eternal bliss. We know that the life of a Soul, which is finite in its expression and infinite in its principle, must go through the portals of death in its journey to realize the infinite.