William Butler Yeats Quote: “I think it better that in…”

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.

William Butler Yeats

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Name: William Butler Yeats
Profession: Poet
Nationality: Irish
Birthday: June 13, 1865
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