William Butler Yeats
An intellectual hate is the worst.
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William Butler Yeats Quotes
We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it.
I have spread my dreams under your feet
Too long a sacrifice Can make a stone of the heart.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
And say my glory was I had such friends.
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.
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.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor.
Do not be the difference you desire but be the ultimate goal people desire.
The dirty little secret is that the pool man, who's making $30,000 a year, is subsidizing the million-dollar mortgage for the family whose pool he cleans. No wonder people want to get rid of tax breaks for corporate jets.
Ironing boards are a classic example of something I find horrible about modern society: the excitementation, for want of a better word, of mundane things.
Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above For love is heaven, and heaven is love.
Canadians know that the promise of a recession didn't happen because of anything we did here. If you look at all the causes of the recession, problems in mortgage markets, the problems in the banking sector, the problems in government finance in countries like Greece, none of those problems were in present Canada.
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Do not take life too seriously. You will never get out of it alive.
A lot of the problems I had with fame I was bringing on myself. A lot of self-loathing, a lot of woe-is-me. Now I'm learning to see the positive side of things, instead of, like, 'I can't go to Kmart. I can't take my kids to the haunted house.'
Auction houses run a rigged game. They know exactly how many people will be bidding on a work and exactly who they are. In a gallery, works of art need only one person who wants to pay for them.