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William Butler Yeats Quote: “My curse on plays That have to be set up in fifty ways, On the day’s war with every knave and dolt, Theater business, management of men.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Nor dread nor hope attend a dying animal; a man awaits his end dreading and hoping all.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “What is literature but the expression of moods by the vehicle of symbol and incident?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “My father upon the Abbey stage, before him a raging crowd. “This Land of Saints,” and then as the applause died out, “Of plaster Saints;” his beautiful mischievous head thrown back.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Come let us mock at the good That fancied goodness might be gay, And sick of solitude Might proclaim a holiday: Wind shrieked and where are they?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Acquaintance; companion; One dear brilliant woman; The best-endowed, the elect, All by their youth undone, All, all, by that inhuman Bitter glory wrecked.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “My soul had found All happiness in its own cause or ground. Godhead on Godhead in sexual spasm begot Godhead. Some shadow fell. My soul forgot Those amorous cries that out of quiet come And must the common round of day resume.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “What the world’s million lips are searching for, must be substantial somewhere.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I have mummy truths to tell Whereat the living mock, Though not for sober ear, For maybe all that hear Should laugh and weep an hour upon the clock.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “As man, as beast, as an ephemeral fly begets, Godhead begets Godhead, For things below are copies, the Great Smaragdine Tablet said. Yet all must copy copies, all increase their kind...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I gave what other women gave That stepped out of their clothes But when this soul, its body off Naked to naked goes, He it has found shall find therein What none other knows.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Bodies of holy men and women exude Miraculous oil, odour of violet. But under heavy loads of trampled clay Lie bodies of the vampires full of blood; Their shrouds are bloody and their lips are wet.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “His element is so fine Being sharpened by his death, To drink from the wine-breath While our gross palates drink from the whole wine.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “What’s memory but the ash That chokes our fires that have begun to sink?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “And that enquiring man John Synge comes next, That dying chose the living world for text And never could have rested in the tomb But that, long travelling, he had come Towards nightfall upon certain set apart In a most desolate stony place...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “All through the years of our youth Neither could have known Their own thought from the other’s, We were so much at one.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “He only can create the greatest imaginable beauty who has endured all imaginable pangs, for only when we have seen and foreseen what we dread shall we be rewarded by that dazzling unforeseen wing-footed wanderer.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “What can be shown? What true love be? All could be known or shown If Time were but gone.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “While man can still his body keep Wine or love drug him to sleep, Waking he thanks the Lord that he Has body and its stupidity...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “A strange thing surely that my Heart, when love had come unsought Upon the Norman upland or in that poplar shade, Should find no burden but itself and yet should be worn out. It could not bear that burden and therefore it went mad.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “While on that old grey stone I sat Under the old wind-broken tree, I knew that One is animate, Mankind inanimate phantasy.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I am still of opinion that only two topics can be of the least interest to a serious and studious mood – sex and the dead.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The woods of Arcady are dead, And over is their antique joy; Of old the world on dreaming fed Gray Truth is now her painted toy.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “In luck or out the toil has left its mark: That old perplexity an empty purse, Or the day’s vanity, the night’s remorse.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Let the new faces play what tricks they will In the old rooms; night can outbalance day, Our shadows rove the garden gravel still, The living seem more shadowy than they.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “There is only one romance the Soul’s.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Once you attempt legislation upon religious grounds, you open the way for every kind of intolerance and religious persecution.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “But stories that live longest Are sung above the glass, And Parnell loved his country And Parnell loved his lass.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I agree about Shaw – he is haunted by the mystery he flouts. He is an atheist who trembles in the haunted corridor.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Now must we sing and sing the best we can, But first you must be told your character: Convicted cowards all, by kindred slain.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I thought it out this very day, Noon upon the clock, A man may put pretence away Who leans upon a stick, May sing, and sing until he drop, Whether to maid or hag...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Nor bird nor beast Could make me wish for anything this day, Being old, but that the old alone might die, And that would be against God’s Providence.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “And God, the herdsman, goads them on behind.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “All that could run or leap or swim Whether in wood, water or cloud, Acclaiming, proclaiming, declaiming Him.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Love comes in at the eye.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “O heart the winds have shaken, the unappeasable host Is comelier than candles at Mother Mary’s feet.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Because this age and the next age Engender in the ditch, No man can know a happy man From any passing wretch, If Folly link with Elegance No man knows which is which...”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “You who are bent, and bald, and blind, With a heavy heart and a wandering mind, Have known three centuries, poets sing, Of dalliance with a demon thing.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “The Father and His angelic hierarchy That made the magnitude and glory there Stood in the circuit of a needle’s eye.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “I bear a burden that might well try Men that do all by rule, And what can I That am a wandering-witted fool But pray to God that He ease My great responsibilities?”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Hurrah for revolution and cannon come again! The beggars have changed places, but the lash goes on.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Art bids us touch and taste and hear and see the world, and shrinks from what Blake calls mathematic form, from every abstract form, from all that is of the brain only.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “O what fine thought we had because we thought that the worst rogues and rascals had died out.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “We must not make a false faith by hiding from our thoughts the causes of doubt, for faith is the highest achievement of the human intellect, the only gift man can make to God, and therefore it must be offered in sincerity.”
William Butler Yeats Quote: “Everything we look upon is blest.”
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