"To be born woman is to know - although they do not speak of it at school - women must labor to be beautiful."
"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."William Butler Yeats on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I don't know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot."William Butler Yeats on Marilyn Monroe
"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."William Butler Yeats on Friedrich Nietzsche
"The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles."William Butler Yeats on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"As usual, there is a great woman behind every idiot."William Butler Yeats on John Lennon
"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."