William Butler Yeats Quotes

Inspirational quotes by William Butler Yeats

Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it.
And say my glory was I had such friends.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
I have spread my dreams under your feet
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.
Too long a sacrifice Can make a stone of the heart.
The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
An intellectual hate is the worst.

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There was an Old Lady of Prague,
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She answered, 'Perhaps!'
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