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William Allingham
Writing is learning to say nothing, more cleverly each day.
William Allingham
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William Allingham
Autumn's the mellow time.
William Allingham
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William Butler Yeats
Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
How far away the stars seem, and how far is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O. When may it suffice?
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
How can we know the dancer from the dance?
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
William Butler Yeats
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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
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William Butler Yeats
In dreams begins responsibility.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
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.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
Take, if you must, this little bag of dreams, Unloose the cord, and they will wrap you round.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
Accursed who brings to light of day the writings I have cast away.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
An intellectual hatred is the worst.
William Butler Yeats
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William Butler Yeats
Man can embody truth bet he cannot know it.
William Butler Yeats
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Lao Tzu
Health is the greatest possession. Contentment is the greatest treasure. Confidence is the greatest friend. Non-being is the greatest joy.
Lao Tzu
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A man is original when he speaks the truth that has always been known to all good men.
Patrick Kavanagh
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Malice is only another name for mediocrity.
Patrick Kavanagh
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Originality does not consist in saying what no one has ever said before, but in saying exactly what you think yourself.
James Stephens
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Finality is death. Perfection is finality. Nothing is perfect. There are lumps in it.
James Stephens
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A woman is a branchy tree and man a singing wind; and from her branches carelessly he takes what he can find.
James Stephens
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Men come of age at sixty,women at fifteen.
James Stephens
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Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.
James Stephens
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Oliver Goldsmith
Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
Oliver Goldsmith
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Lao Tzu
The career of a sage is of two kinds: He is either honored by all in the world, Like a flower waving its head, Or else he disappears into the silent forest.
Lao Tzu
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