Best Quotes by William Butler Yeats (Top 10)

  1. Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
  2. There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met.
  3. But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
  4. Do not wait to strike till the iron is hot; but make it hot by striking.
  5. The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity.
  6. 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!
  7. Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
  8. Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.
  9. We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason ourselves into it.
  10. 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.

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