Irish Poet Quotes


208 Irish Poet quotes:



"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!"
"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."
Author: Goldsmith Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes Anticipation Quotes
"A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves."
"Joy is of the will which labours, which overcomes obstacles, which knows triumph."
"The hours we pass with happy prospects in view are more pleasing than those crowded with fruition."
"The key to growth is the introduction of higher dimensions of consciousness into our awareness."
"There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met."
"Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes Irish Quotes
"To the mind that is still, the whole universe surrenders."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"The wise man does not lay up his own treasures. The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes Abundance Quotes
"You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements."
"Hope is such a bait, it covers any hook."
"Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it."
Author: Tzu Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes Cooking Quotes
"Silence is a source of great strength."
"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!"
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"If suffering brings wisdom, I would wish to be less wise."
"How far away the stars seem, and how far is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire."
"How can we know the dancer from the dance?"
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."


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