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William Butler Yeats Quote: “Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Tis the eternal law, That first in beauty should be first in might.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Life moves out of a red flare of dreams Into a common light of common hours, Until old age brings the red flare again.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Once more the storm is howling, and half hid Under this cradle-hood and coverlid My child sleeps on.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I knew a phoenix in my youth, so let them have their day.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Why should I seek for love or study it? It is of God and passes human wit; I study hatred with great diligence, For that’s a passion in my own control, A sort of besom that can clear the soul Of everything that is not mind or sense.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “What if the Church and the State Are the mob that howls at the door! Wine shall run thick to the end, Bread taste sour.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Never shall a young man, Thrown into despair By those great honey-coloured Ramparts at your ear, Love you for yourself alone And not your yellow hair.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Where there is nothing, there is God.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Whatever flames upon the night Man’s own resinous heart has fed.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The only enemy of innocence and beauty is time.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Words alone are certain good.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I sat on cushioned otter-skin: My word was law from Ith to Emain, And shook at Invar Amargin The hearts of the world-troubling seamen, And drove tumult and war away...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Does the imagination dwell the most Upon a woman won or a woman lost?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Endure what life God gives and ask no longer span; Cease to remember the delights of youth, travel-wearied aged man; Delight becomes death-longing if all longing else be vain.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “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 Quote: “For those that love the world serve it in action, Grow rich, popular, and full of influence; And should they paint or write still is it action, The struggle of the fly in marmalade.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I know of the leafy paths that the witches take Who come with their crowns of pearl and their spindles of wool, And their secret smile, out of the depths of the lake...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Evil comes to all us men of imagination wearing as its mask all the virtues.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Nothing but stillness can remain when hearts are full Of their own sweetness, bodies of their loveliness.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Everything that’s lovely is But a brief, dreamy kind of delight.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Things thought too long can be no longer thought, For beauty dies of beauty, worth of worth, And ancient lineaments are blotted out.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Never to have lived is best, ancient writers say. Never to have drawn the breath of life, never to have looked into the eye of day; The second best’s a gay goodnight and quickly turn away.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “That toil of growing up; The ignominy of boyhood; the distress Of boyhood changing into man; The unfinished man and his pain.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Take, if you must, this little bag of dreams, Unloose the cord, and they will wrap you round.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Come, fix upon me that accusing eye. I thirst for accusation. All that was sung. All that was said in Ireland is a lie Breed out of the contagion of the throng, Saving the rhyme rats hear before they die.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Odor of blood when Christ was slain Made all Platonic tolerance vain And vain all Doric discipline.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “No man has ever lived that had enough of children’s gratitude or woman’s love.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Nothing that we love overmuch Is ponderable to our touch.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Because of something told under the famished horn Of the hunter’s moon, that hung between the night and the day, To dream of women whose beauty was folded in dismay, Even in an old story, is a burden not to be borne.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I rise in the dawn, and I kneel and blow Till the seed of the fire flicker and glow; And then I must scrub and bake and sweep Till the stars are beginning to blink and peep; And the young lie long and dream in their bed...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “For such, Being made beautiful overmuch, Consider beauty a sufficient end, Lose natural kindness and maybe The heart-revealing intimacy That chooses right, and never find a friend. r.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “O cloud-pale eyelids, dream-dimmed eyes, The poets labouring all their days To build a perfect beauty in rhyme Are overthrown by a woman’s gaze...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “My chair was nearest to the fire In every company That talked of love or politics, Ere Time transfigured me.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Farewell – farewell, For I am weary of the weight of time.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I thought of rhyme alone, For rhyme can beat a measure out of trouble And make the daylight sweet once more...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I broke my heart in two So hard I struck. What matter? for I know That out of rock, Out of a desolate source, Love leaps upon its course.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I see a schoolboy when I think of him, With face and nose pressed to a sweet-shop window...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “We are happy when for everything inside us there is a corresponding something outside us.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I have heard that hysterical women say They are sick of the palette and fiddle-bow, Of poets that are always gay.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “All the wild-witches, those most notable ladies For all their broom-sticks and their tears, Their angry tears, are gone.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I weave the shoes of Sorrow: Soundless shall be the footfall light In all men’s ears of Sorrow, Sudden and light.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Maybe the bride-bed brings despair, For each an imagined image brings And finds a real image there...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Nor law, nor duty bade me fight, Nor public men, nor cheering crowds, A lonely impulse of delight Drove to this tumult in the clouds.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Rose of all Roses, Rose of all the World! You, too, have come where the dim tides are hurled. Upon the wharves of sorrow, and heard ring The bell that calls us on; the sweet far thing.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick, unless soul clap its hands and sing, and louder sing for every tatter in its mortal dress.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The living can assist the imagination of the dead...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “And God stands winding His lonely horn, And time and the world are ever in flight.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “And the merry love the fiddle, and the merry love to dance.”
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