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Education is not the filling

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

– William Butler Yeats

How far away the stars

How far away the stars seem, and how far is our first kiss, and ah, how old my heart.

– William Butler Yeats

Being Irish he had an

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Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.

– William Butler Yeats

How can we know the

How can we know the dancer from the dance?

– William Butler Yeats

Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire.
– William Butler Yeats

From our birthday, until we die, is but the winking of an eye.
– William Butler Yeats

Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.
– William Butler Yeats

Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
– William Butler Yeats

The Land of Faery, Where nobody gets old and godly and grave, Where nobody gets old and crafty and wise, Where nobody gets old and bitter of tongue.
– William Butler Yeats

Come away, O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand, For the world’s more full of weeping than you can understand.
– William Butler Yeats

Come Fairies, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame!
– William Butler Yeats

I have spread my dreams under your feet;Tread softly, because you tread on my dreams.
– William Butler Yeats

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Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.
– William Butler Yeats