Leonard Cohen on Yeats and Shakespeare – Quotes for Writers (and people who like quotes)
As a young man, Yeats spoke to me in a way I could understand. Shakespeare I couldn’t understand, but Yeats I could. It was his subject matter and also I really admired the way he put his personal life on the line.
photo credit: WB Yeats statue, Sligo. March 1991 via photopin (license)