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Quotation by William Butler Yeats
While man can still his body keep
Wine or love drug him to sleep,
Waking he thanks the Lord that he
Has body and its stupidity....
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet, playwright. "Man and the Echo."
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