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Military, the
Engrave this Quote Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love.
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-William Butler Yeats
Mystics, Mysticism
Engrave this Quote Mysticism has been in the past and probably ever will be one of the great powers of the world and it is bad scholarship to pretend the contrary. You may argue against it but you should no more treat it with disrespect than a perfectly cultivated writer would treat (say) the Catholic Church or the Church of Luther no matter how much he disliked them.
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Perfection
Engrave this Quote The intellect of man is forced to choose perfection of the life, or of the work, and if it take the second must refuse a heavenly mansion, raging in the dark.
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Philosophy
Engrave this Quote Englishmen are babes in philosophy and so prefer faction-fighting to the labor of its unfamiliar thought.
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Planning
Engrave this Quote Life is a long preparation for something that never happens.
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Praise
Engrave this Quote I have believed the best of every man. And find that to believe is enough to make a bad man show him at his best, or even a good man swings his lantern higher.
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Reason
Engrave this Quote The only business of the head in the world is to bow a ceaseless obeisance to the heart.
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Remembrance
Engrave this Quote When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep.
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Responsibility
Engrave this Quote In dreams begin responsibility.
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Rest, Leisure
Engrave this Quote It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class. I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish book which says there is no wisdom without leisure.
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Sacrifice
Engrave this Quote Too long a sacrifice can make a stone of the heart. O. When may it suffice?
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Time
Engrave this Quote The years like great black oxen tread the world, and God the herdsman treads them on behind, and I am broken by their passing feet.
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War
Engrave this Quote I think it better that in times like these a poet's mouth be silent, for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right.
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Women
Engrave this Quote To be born woman is to know -- although they do not speak of it at school -- women must labor to be beautiful.
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Words
Engrave this Quote Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
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