But was there ever dog that praised his fleas?
Quote by William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats Quotes
The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time.
We . . . are no petty people. We are of the great stocks of...
People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best...
Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered...
The problem with some people is that when they aren't drunk, they're sober.
Be secret and exult, Because of all things known That is most difficult.
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may...
Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by...
The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of...
Who can tell the dancer from the dance?
I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had...
I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and...
You think it horrible that lust and rage Should dance attendance upon my old age;...
An intellectual hatred is the worst.
The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you...