Famous quotes containing the word yeats:

    But all is changed, that high horse riderless,
    Though mounted in that saddle Homer rode
    Where the swan drifts upon a darkening flood.
    —William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    No boughs have withered because of the wintry wind;
    The boughs have withered because I have told them my dreams.
    —William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)

    “I will not be clapped in a hood,
    Nor a cage, nor alight upon wrist,
    Now I have learnt to be proud
    Hovering over the wood
    In the broken mist
    Or tumbling cloud.”
    —William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)