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Edward Young quotes (28)

The bell strikes one. We take no note of time But from its loss.
Edward Young   Category: Strike

Procrastination is the thief of time
Edward Young   Category: Procrastination

Tomorrow is a satire on today And shows its weakness.
Edward Young   Category: Satire

Learning makes a man fit company for himself.
Edward Young   Category: Company

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.
Edward Young   Category: Live

Gold glitters most where virtue shines no more As stars from absent suns have leave to shine.
Edward Young   Category: Gold

Man wants but little; nor that little long.
Edward Young   Category: Life

Be wise with speed; A fool at forty is a fool indeed.
Edward Young   Category: Age

Virtue alone out builds the pyramids: Her monuments shall last when Egypts fall.
Edward Young   Category: Monument

They build too low who build beneath the skies.
Edward Young   Category: Ambition

The course of Nature is the art of God.
Edward Young   Category: Art

A God all mercy is a God unjust.
Edward Young   Category: Mercy

For her own breakfast shell project a scheme Nor take her tea without a stratagem.
Edward Young   Category: Tea

They that on glorious ancestors enlarge Produce their debt instead of their discharge.
Edward Young   Category: Ancestors

Be wise to-day; t is madness to defer.
Edward Young   Category: Wise

A man of pleasure is a man of pains.
Edward Young   Category: Pleasure

Some for renown on scraps of learning dote And think they grow immortal as they quote.
Edward Young   Category: Quotations

Thoughts shut up want air And spoil like bales unopend to the sun.
Edward Young   Category: Thief

By night an atheist half believes a God.
Edward Young   Category: Night

The man that blushes is not quite a brute.
Edward Young   Category: Blushing

Where boasting ends there dignity begins.
Edward Young   Category: Dignity

Whose yesterdays look backwards with a smile.
Edward Young   Category: Unsorted

Horace appears in good humor while he censures and therefore his censure has the more weight as supposed to proceed from judgment and not from passion.
Edward Young   Category: Humor

The purpose firm is equal to the deed.
Edward Young   Category: Firm

Time wasted is existence; used is life.
Edward Young   Category: Time

There is nothing of which men are more liberal than their good advice be their stock of it ever so small; because it seems to carry in it an intimation of their own influence importance or worth.
Edward Young   Category: Advice

All men think all men mortal but themselves.
Edward Young   Category: Immortality

He mourns the dead who lives as they desire.
Edward Young   Category: Mourn