"The years like great black oxen tread the world, and God, the herdsman goads them on behind, and I am broken by their passing feet."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."William Butler Yeats on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."William Butler Yeats on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."William Butler Yeats on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."William Butler Yeats on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."William Butler Yeats on Lawrence Welk
"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."