You can't evoke great spirits and eat plums at the same time.
George William Russell (1867 - 1935)
Source: Said to William Butler Yeats during a magical ritual
Contributed by: Zaady
We may fight against what is wrong, but if we allow ourselves to hate, that is to insure our spiritual defeat and our likeness to what we hate.
Source: The Living Torch (1937)
Any relations in a social order will endure, if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality.
Source: Open letter to the Masters of Dublin, Irish Times (7 October 1913)
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