A Quote by William Butler Yeats on confusion, emotion, life, mind, possessions, and style

In life courtesy and self-possession, and in the arts style, are the sensible impressions of the free mind, for both arise out of a deliberate shaping of all things and from never being swept away, whatever the emotion into confusion or dullness.

William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939)

Source: Essays and Introductions, 1960, Poetry and the Tradition

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