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A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
Love
William Butler Yeats

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An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick
Age and Aging
William Butler Yeats

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

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

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I carry from my mother's womb a fanatic's heart.
Fanatics and Fanaticism
William Butler Yeats

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I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.
Censorship
William Butler Yeats

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In dreams begin responsibility.
Responsibility
William Butler Yeats

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Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.
Planning
William Butler Yeats

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The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
Certainty
William Butler Yeats

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The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
Reason
William Butler Yeats

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The worst thing about some men is that when they are not drunk they are sober.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
William Butler Yeats

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Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
Language
William Butler Yeats

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

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Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.
Army and Navy
William Butler Yeats

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Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O. When may it suffice?
Sacrifice
William Butler Yeats

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We are happy when for everything inside us there is a corresponding something outside us.
Happiness
William Butler Yeats

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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