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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
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Ireland

But I, being poor, have only my dreams.



(French, German)

Mais je suis pauvre, et mes rêves sont mes seuls biens.

Doch ich bin arm und habe nur meine Träume.

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Quotes for: dream


Quotes for: dream

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.

Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.

The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.

Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.

I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.

Hope is a waking dream.

Quotes for: poverty


Quotes about poverty:

Overcoming poverty is not a gesture of charity. It is an act of justice.

Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.

As you simplify your life, the laws of the universe will be simpler solitude will not be solitude, poverty will not be poverty, nor weakness weakness.

Abundance makes me poor.

A propensity to hope and joy is real riches: One to fear and sorrow, real poverty.

Another cause of our poverty lies in our new needs.


William Butler Yeats also said...

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

Oh that so many pitchers of rough clay
Should prosper and the porcelain break in two!

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