Irish Poet Quotes


208 Irish Poet quotes:



"One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end."
"In dreams begins responsibility."
"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."
"Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"Take, if you must, this little bag of dreams, Unloose the cord, and they will wrap you round."
"I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age."
"Accursed who brings to light of day the writings I have cast away."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends' portraits hang and look thereon; Ireland's history in their lineaments trace; think where man's glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"Tread softly because you tread on my dreams."
"The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"An intellectual hatred is the worst."
"Man can embody truth bet he cannot know it."
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Irish Poet Quotes
"Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations."
"Write how you want, the critic shall show the world you could have written better."
"Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same."
"Be not affronted at a joke. If one throw salt at thee, thou wilt receive no harm, unless thou art raw."
"Surely the best way to meet the enemy is head on in the field and not wait till they plunder our very homes."
"You can preach a better sermon with your life than with your lips."
"With disadvantages enough to bring him to humility, a Scotsman is one of the proudest things alive."
"Where wealth accumulates, men decay."


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