Create Yours

William Butler Yeats Quotes
Page 7 of 10

William Butler Yeats Quote: “Only the wasteful virtues earn the sun...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Lionel Johnson comes the first to mind, That loved his learning better than mankind, Though courteous to the worst; much falling he Brooded upon sanctity...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Men come, men go, all things remain in God.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I long for truth, and yet I cannot stay from that My better self disowns, For a man’s attention Brings such satisfaction To the craving in my bones.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “If Michael, leader of God’s host When Heaven and Hell are met, Looked down on you from Heaven’s door-post He would his deeds forget.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “This melancholy London – I sometimes imagine that the souls of the lost are compelled to walk through its streets perpetually. One feels them passing like a whiff of air.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “For to articulate sweet sounds together Is to work harder than all these, and yet Be thought an idler by the noisy set Of bankers, schoolmasters, and clergymen The martyrs call the world.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Style, personality – deliberately adopted and therefore a mask – is the only escape from the hot-faced bargainers and money-changers.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Whence had they come The hand and lash that beat down frigid Rome? What sacred drama through her body heaved When world-transforming Charlemagne was conceived?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “When Walt Whitman writes in seeming defiance of tradition, he needs tradition for his protection, for the butcher and the baker and the candlestick-maker grow merry over him when they meet his work by chance.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “In life courtesy and self-possession, and in the arts style, are the sensible impressions of the free mind, for both arise out of a deliberate shaping of all things and from never being swept away, whatever the emotion into confusion or dullness.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “One should say before sleeping: I have lived many lives. I have been a slave and a prince. Many a beloved has sat upon my knee and I have sat upon the knees of many a beloved. Everything that has been shall be again.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I wonder anybody does anything at Oxford but dream and remember, the place is so beautiful. One almost expects the people to sing instead of speaking. It is all like an opera.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I passed a little further on and heard a peacock say: Who made the grass and made the worms and made my feathers gay, He is a monstrous peacock, and He waveth all the night His languid tail above us, lit with myriad spots of light.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I carry from my mother’s womb a fanatic’s heart.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Although our love is waning, let us stand by the lone border of the lake once more, together in that hour of gentleness. When the poor tired child, passion, falls asleep.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “On limestone quarried near the spot By his command these words are cut: Cast a cold eye On life, on death. Horseman, pass by!”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Poetry and music I have banished, But the stupidity Of root, shoot, blossom or clay Makes no demand. I bend my body to the spade Or grope with a dirty hand.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “When all is said and done, how do we know but that our own unreason may be better than another’s truth? for it has been warmed on our hearths and in our souls, and is ready for the wild bees of truth to hive in it, and make their sweet honey.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The Danaan children laugh, in cradles of wrought gold, And clap their hands together, and half close their eyes, For they will ride the North when the ger-eagle flies, With heavy whitening wings, and a heart fallen cold...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I went out to the hazelwood because a fire was in my head.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I summon to the winding ancient stair; Set all your mind upon the steep ascent.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Fairies in Ireland are sometimes as big as we are, sometimes bigger, and sometimes, as I have been told, about three feet high.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “To be born woman is to know – although they do not speak of it at school – women must labor to be beautiful.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The hare grows old as she plays in the sun And gazes around her with eyes of brightness; Before the swift things that she dreamed of were done She limps along in an aged whiteness...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “It’s certain there are trout somewhere – And maybe I shall take a trout – but I do not seem to care.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “All think what other people think; All know the man their neighbor knows. Lord, what would they say Did their Catullus walk that way?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I thought no more was needed Youth to prolong Than dumb-bell and foil To keep the body young. O who could have foretold That the heart grows old?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “All things can tempt me from this craft of verse: One time it was a woman’s face, or worse – The seeming needs of my fool-driven land; Now nothing but comes readier to the hand Than this accustomed toil.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I, too, await The hour of thy great wind of love and hate. When shall the stars be blown about the sky, Like the sparks blown out of a smithy, and die?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Your hooves have stamped at the black margin of the wood, Even where horrible green parrots call and swing. My works are all stamped down into the sultry mud.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I would have touched it like a child But knew my finger could but have touched Cold stone and water. I grew wild, Even accusing heaven because It had set down among its laws: Nothing that we love over-much Is ponderable to our touch.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “God spreads the heavens above us like great wings, And gives a little round of deeds and days.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “There is no deformity But saves us from a dream.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Where the world ends The mind is made unchanging, for it finds Miracle, ecstasy, the impossible hope, The flagstone under all, the fire of fires, The roots of the world.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The soul of man is of the imperishable substance of the stars!”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “What can I but enumerate old themes?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The brawling of a sparrow in the eaves The brilliant moon and all the milky sky And all that famous harmony of leaves Had blotted out man’s image and his cry.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “This great purple butterfly, In the prison of my hands, Has a learning in his eye Not a poor fool understands.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “You know what the Englishman’s idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “We only believe in those thoughts which have been conceived not in the brain but in the whole body.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The poet is a good citizen turned inside out.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “When I clamber to the heights of sleep, Or when I grow excited with wine, suddenly I meet your face.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Players and painted stage took all my love, And not those things that they were emblems of.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Dream, dream, for this is also sooth.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I have believed the best of every man. And find that to believe is enough to make a bad man show him at his best, or even a good man swings his lantern higher.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Test every work of intellect or faith and everything that your own hands have wrought.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “O would, beloved, that you lay Under the dock-leaves in the ground, While lights were paling one by one.”
PREV 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 NEXT
Real Quotes
Book Quotes
Health Quotes
Firsts Quotes
Teamwork Quotes
Reading Quotes
Quotes About Stories
Romance Quotes
Country Quotes
History Quotes
Genius Quotes
Fashion Quotes

Beautiful Wallpapers and Images

We hope you enjoyed our collection of 500 free pictures with William Butler Yeats Quotes.

All of the images on this page were created with QuoteFancy Studio.

Use QuoteFancy Studio to create high-quality images for your desktop backgrounds, blog posts, presentations, social media, videos, posters and more.

Learn more