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William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet, dramatist, writer and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival and became a pillar of the Irish literary establishment who helped to found the Abbey Theatre. In his later years he served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free State.
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William Butler Yeats Quotes

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I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age.
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You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends' portraits hang and look thereon Ireland's history in their lineaments trace think where man's glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends.
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The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
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One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end.
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The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.


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People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
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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.
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Choose your companions from the best Who draws a bucket with the rest soon topples down the hill.
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The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
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Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.

           

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