"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."William Butler Yeats on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."William Butler Yeats on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."William Butler Yeats on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."William Butler Yeats on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."William Butler Yeats on Oscar Wilde
"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."