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William Butler Yeats quotes

William Butler Yeats
In dreams begin responsibility.

William Butler Yeats
I hate journalists. There is nothing in them but tittering jeering emptiness. They have all made what Dante calls the Great Refusal.. The shallowest people on the ridge of the earth.

William Butler Yeats
One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.

William Butler Yeats
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
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

William Butler Yeats
Think where man's glory most begins and ends, And say my glory was I had such friends.

William Butler Yeats
And say my glory was I had such friends.

William Butler Yeats
A line will take us hours maybe Yet if it does not seem a moment's thought, our stitching and unstinting has been naught.

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