Quotation by William Butler Yeats

Why should I seek for love or study it?
It is of God and passes human wit;
I study hatred with great diligence,
For that's a passion in my own control,
A sort of besom that can clear the soul
Of everything that is not mind or sense.
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet, playwright. "V. Ribh Considers Christian Love Insufficient."
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