"Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."William Butler Yeats on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"William Butler Yeats on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."William Butler Yeats on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."William Butler Yeats on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."William Butler Yeats on Ronald Reagan
"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."