William butler yeats Quotes

In dreams begin responsibility.

William Butler Yeats

From our birthday, until we die, Is but the winking of an eye.

William Butler Yeats

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.

William Butler Yeats

Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye; Thats all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.

William Butler Yeats

Once you attempt legislation upon religious grounds, you open the way for every kind of intolerance and religious persecution

William Butler Yeats

But I, being poor, have only my dreams. I have spread my dreams under your feet; tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.

William Butler Yeats

Supreme art is a traditional statement of certain heroic and religious truth, passed on from age to age, modified by individual genius, but never abandoned.

William Butler Yeats

The problem with some people is that when they aren't drunk, they're sober.

William Butler Yeats

True love is a discipline in which each divines the secret self of the other and refuses to believe in the mere daily self.

William Butler Yeats

Test every work of intellect or faith, And everything that your own hands have wrought And call those works extravagance of breath That are not suited for such men as come proud, open-eyed and laughing to the tomb.

William Butler Yeats

We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.

William Butler Yeats

Once you attempt legislation upon religious grounds, you open the way for every kind of intolerance and religious persecution.

William Butler Yeats

The Government does not intend these things to happen, the Commission on whose report the Bill was founded did not intend these things to happen, but in legislation intention is nothing, and the letter of the law everything, and no government has the.

William Butler Yeats

One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.

William Butler Yeats

When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.

William Butler Yeats

Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats
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