William Butler Yeats Quotes

You know what the Englishman's idea of compromise is? He says, Some people say there is a God. Some people say there is no God. The truth probably lies somewhere between these two statements.

 
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William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats
  • Born: June 13, 1865
  • Died: January 28, 1939
  • Nationality: Irish
  • Profession: Poet

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. A pillar of the Irish literary establishment, he helped to found the Abbey Theatre, and in his later years served as a Senator of the Irish Free State for two terms. He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival along with Lady Gregory, Edward Martyn and others.

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