melting & burning


January 30, 2011, 8:31 pm
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“You have asked me what I would do and what I would not do. I will tell you what I will do and what I will not do. I will not serve that in which I no longer believe, whether it call itself my home, my fatherland or my church: and I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can, and as wholly as I can, using for my defence the only arms I allow myself to use… silence, exile, and cunning.”

~ James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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