Quotes of Edward Young

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

- Edward Young

“ Wise it is to comprehend the whole. ”

- Edward Young

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

- Edward Young

“ The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss. ”

- Edward Young

“ All men think that all men are mortal but themselves. ”

- Edward Young

“ We bleed, we tremble; we forget, we smile – The mind turns fool, before the cheek is dry. ”

- Edward Young

“ Procrastination is the thief of time. ”

- Edward Young

“ Time wasted is existence; used is life. ”

- Edward Young

“ A foe to God was never true friend to man ”

- Edward Young

“ The first sure symptom of a mind in health Is rest of heart and pleasure felt at home. ”

- Edward Young

“ The man that makes a character, makes foes. ”

- Edward Young

“ Narcissus is the glory of his race: For who does nothing with a better grace? ”

- Edward Young

“ Be wise with speed . A fool at forty is a fool indeed. ”

- Edward Young

“ Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed. ”

- Edward Young

“ 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. ”

- Edward Young

“ In an active life is sown the seed of wisdom, but he who reflects not, never reaps; has no harvest from it, but carries the burden of age without the wages of experience; nor knows himself old, but from his infirmities, the parish register, and the contempt of mankind… ”

- Edward Young

“ Less base the fear of death than fear of life. ”

- Edward Young

“ A tardy vengeance shares the tyrant's guilt. ”

- Edward Young

“ A tardy vengeance shares the tyrant's guilt. ”

- Edward Young

“ The clouds may drop down titles and estates, wealth may seek us; but wisdom must be sought. ”

- Edward Young

“ Tired nature's sweet restoration, balmy sleep! ”

- Edward Young

“ Wishing, of all employments is the worst. ”

- Edward Young

“ Our birth is nothing but our death begun. ”

- Edward Young

“ Faith is a bridge across the gulf of death. ”

- Edward Young

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

- Edward Young

“ Faith is a bridge across the gulf of death. ”

- Edward Young

“ All men think all men mortal, but themselves. ”

- Edward Young

“ And can eternity belong to me, Poor pensioner on the bounties of an hour? ”

- Edward Young

“ The man that blushes is not quite a brute. ”

- Edward Young

“ And can eternity belong to me, Poor pensioner on the bounties of an hour? ”

- Edward Young
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