"The innocent and the beautiful have no enemy but time."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."William Butler Yeats on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."William Butler Yeats on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."William Butler Yeats on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."William Butler Yeats on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."William Butler Yeats on C. S. Lewis
"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."