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The day of your first communion was the happiest day of your life. And once a lot of generals had asked Napoleon what was the happiest day of his life. They thought he would say the day he won some great battle or the day he was made an emperor. But he said: --Gentlemen, the happiest day of my life was the day on which I made my first holy communion.

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Source Notes: The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (section 1) (1916).

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James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (February 2, 1882 January 13, 1941) was an expatriate Irish writer and poet, widely considered to be one of the most influential writers of the 20th century. He is best known for his short story collection Dubliners (1914), and his novels A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1916), Ulysses (1922), and Finnegans Wake (1939).

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