"Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."William Butler Yeats on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."William Butler Yeats on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."William Butler Yeats on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."William Butler Yeats on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."William Butler Yeats on Erma Bombeck
"I am of a healthy long lived race, and our minds improve with age."
"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."
"The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone."
"One should not lose one's temper unless one is certain of getting more and more angry to the end."
"The best lack all conviction, while the worst are full of passionate intensity."