Irish Poet Quotes


208 Irish Poet quotes:



"Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall."
"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."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"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."
"Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O. When may it suffice?"
"Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes Growing Up Quotes
"Tenderness is a virtue."
"On the stage he was natural, simple, affecting, 'Twas only when he was off, he was acting."
"All that a husband or wife really wants is to be pitied a little, praised a little, and appreciated a little."
"Man wants but little here below, nor wants that little long."
"Conscience is a coward, and those faults it has not strength enough to prevent it seldom has justice enough to accuse."
"I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well."
"To be born woman is to know -- although they do not speak of it at school -- women must labor to be beautiful."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength; loving someone deeply gives you courage."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"If you were to make little fishes talk, they would talk like whales."
"Law grinds the poor, and rich men rule the law."
"Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
"The company of fools may first make us smile, but in the end we always feel melancholy."
"The people are hungry: It is because those in authority eat up too much in taxes."
"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."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"The more laws and order are made prominent, the more thieves and robbers there will be."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes


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