"Happiness is neither virtue nor pleasure nor this thing nor that but simply growth, We are happy when we are growing."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."William Butler Yeats on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."William Butler Yeats on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."William Butler Yeats on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."William Butler Yeats on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."William Butler Yeats on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."