William Butler Yeats Quotes

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.

A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.

An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.

An intellectual hate is the worst.

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

The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.

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

Too long a sacrifice Can make a stone of the heart.

We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it.



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