William Butler Yeats
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
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The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
An intellectual hate is the worst.
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.
And say my glory was I had such friends.
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
Too long a sacrifice Can make a stone of the heart.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.
I have spread my dreams under your feet
We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it.
The chess-board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us.
I've always thought my soundtracks do pretty good, because they're basically professional equivalents of a mix tape I'd make for you at home.
All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.
It is amazing that people who think we cannot afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, and medication somehow think that we can afford to pay for doctors, hospitals, medication and a government bureaucracy to administer it.
It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art. It has been more difficult to conceive it so than to act it so. For that is always how he has more or less acted it.
Existence itself does not feel horrible it feels like an ecstasy, rather, which we have only to be still to experience.
The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.
Part of your heritage in this society is the opportunity to become financially independent.
Power can be taken, but not given. The process of the taking is empowerment in itself.
Marriage is for women the commonest mode of livelihood, and the total amount of undesired sex endured by women is probably greater in marriage than in prostitution.