William Butler Yeats
13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939
He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven
A Drinking Song
When You Are Old
Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), Irish poet, playwright. Speech, March 3, 1926, to the Seanad Eireann, the Irish Senate, on the coinage bill.
It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class.... I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish book which says "there is no wisdom without leisure."
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), Irish poet, playwright. Speech, March 28, 1923, to the Seanad Eireann, the Irish Senate.
I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.
William Butler Yeats (1865-1939), Irish poet, playwright. Speech, June 7, 1923, to the Irish Senate. On the Censorship of Films Bill.
08 Oct 12:16
My sister is crying for a woods poem
08 Oct 11:02
I love W.B.Yeats poems! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
06 Oct 02:21