George William Russell

1867 - 1935

A Quote by George William Russell on time

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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

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A Quote by George William Russell on defeat and spirituality

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.

George William Russell (1867 - 1935)

Source: The Living Torch (1937)

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A Quote by George William Russell on immortality, life, order, spirit, and sympathy

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.

George William Russell (1867 - 1935)

Source: Open letter to the Masters of Dublin, Irish Times (7 October 1913)

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