216 Total Quotes

Irish Poet Quotes

Lao Tzu
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
Lao Tzu
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Oliver Goldsmith
The best way to make your audience laugh is to start laughing yourself.
Oliver Goldsmith
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William Butler Yeats
Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
William Butler Yeats
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Lao Tzu
If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
Respond intelligently even to unintelligent treatment.
Lao Tzu
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William Butler Yeats
Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy, hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.
William Butler Yeats
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Oliver Goldsmith
When lovely woman stoops to folly, and finds too late that men betray, what charm can soothe her melancholy, what art can wash her guilt away?
Oliver Goldsmith
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Lao Tzu
Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish. Do not overdo it.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.
Lao Tzu
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Oliver Goldsmith
Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
Oliver Goldsmith
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Lao Tzu
The sage does not hoard. The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself, The more he gives to others, the more he gets himself. The Way of Heaven does one good but never does one harm. The Way of the sage is to act but not to compete.
Lao Tzu
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William Butler Yeats
We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.
William Butler Yeats
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Lao Tzu
Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
One who is too insistent on his own views, finds few to agree with him.
Lao Tzu
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Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.
Thomas More
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Curiosity will conquer fear even more than bravery will.
James Stephens
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Lao Tzu
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
An ant on the move does more than a dozing ox.
Lao Tzu
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Oliver Goldsmith
The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy.
Oliver Goldsmith
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Lao Tzu
The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
Lao Tzu
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Lao Tzu
The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be.
Lao Tzu
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William Butler Yeats
Every conquering temptation represents a new fund of moral energy. Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
William Butler Yeats
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Oliver Goldsmith
Modesty seldom resides in a breast that is not enriched with nobler virtues.
Oliver Goldsmith
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Oliver Goldsmith
Romance and novel paint beauty in colors more charming than nature, and describe a happiness that humans never taste. How deceptive and destructive are those pictures of consummate bliss!
Oliver Goldsmith
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Oliver Goldsmith
A great source of calamity lies in regret and anticipation; therefore a person is wise who thinks of the present alone, regardless of the past or future.
Oliver Goldsmith
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