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William Butler Yeats

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Biography - William Butler Yeats:

Irish poet and dramatist. Nobel Prize for Literature in 1923.
Born: 1865 - Died: 1939
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Ireland

Quote

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of the fire.
William Butler Yeats




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Eduquer ce n'est pas remplir un vase, c'est allumer un feu.”
William Butler Yeats

German
Bildung ist nicht das Füllen eines Eimers, sondern das Anzünden eines Feuers.”
William Butler Yeats




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