Posts Tagged ‘William Butler Yeats’

Quote of the day, May 26

May 26, 2017

William Butler Yeats, on extremes

“All empty souls tend toward extreme opinions.”

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Quote of the day, May 5

May 6, 2017

William Butler Yeats, on poetry

“We make our of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 22

August 22, 2016

William Butler Yeats, from “Easter Sunday”

“Too long a sacrifice/Can make a stone of the heart.”

Quote of the day, Aug. 9

August 9, 2016

William Butler Yeats, on happiness

“Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing.”

Quote of the day, March 9

March 9, 2016

William Butler Yeats, on dreams

“In dreams begins responsibility.”

Quote of the day, Dec. 26

December 26, 2013

William Butler Yeats, on quarreling 

“We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.”