Edward Young - Quotes

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Too low they build, who build beneath the stars. ---->>>

Procrastination is the thief of time.

Procrastination is the thief of time.

How blessings brighten as they take their flight.

How blessings brighten as they take their flight.

By all means use some time to be alone.

By all means use some time to be alone.

Friendship's the wine of life: but friendship new... is neither strong nor pure. ---->>>

The future... seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done. ---->>>

Read nature; nature is a friend to truth.

Read nature; nature is a friend to truth.

An angel's arm can't snatch me from the grave; legions of angels can't confine me there. ---->>>

A friend is worth all hazards we can run. ---->>>

Still seems it strange, that thou shouldst live forever? Is it less strange, that thou shouldst live at all? This is a miracle; and that no more. ---->>>

There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired. ---->>>

A Christian is the highest style of man. ---->>>

Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little wordings enjoy. ---->>>

Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority. ---->>>

Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.

Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.

Revere thyself, and yet thyself despise. ---->>>

The house of laughter makes a house of woe. ---->>>

The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss. ---->>>

A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant, to ruin runs. ---->>>

The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought. ---->>>

By night an atheist half believes in a God. ---->>>

Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform. ---->>>

Wise it is to comprehend the whole. ---->>>

The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety. ---->>>

Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed. ---->>>

A man of pleasure is a man of pains. ---->>>

The man that makes a character, makes foes. ---->>>

Wonder is involuntary praise. ---->>>

A God all mercy is a God unjust. ---->>>

All men think that all men are mortal but themselves. ---->>>

None think the great unhappy, but the great. ---->>>

Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote. ---->>>

Tomorrow is a satire on today, And shows its weakness. ---->>>

Our birth is nothing but our death begun, As tapers waste the moment they take fire. ---->>>

The man that blushes is not quite a brute. ---->>>

They only babble who practise not reflection. ---->>>

Virtue alone has majesty in death. ---->>>

Truth never was indebted to a lie. ---->>>

Wishing of all employments is the worst. ---->>>

One to destroy, is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame. ---->>>

All men think all men mortal, but themselves. ---->>>

The course of Nature is the art of God. ---->>>

The purpose firm is equal to the deed. ---->>>

Less base the fear of death than fear of life. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: July 3, 1683
Die: April 5, 1765
Occupation: Poet

Edward Young (3 July 1683 – 5 April 1765) was an English poet, best remembered for Night-Thoughts.(wikipedia)