Edward Young

1683 - 1765

A Quote by Edward Young on life, mountains, and trifle

Think naught a trifle, though it small appear; Small sands the mountain, moments make the year, And trifles life.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Love of Fame. Satire vi. Line 208.

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A Quote by Edward Young

An undevout astronomer is mad.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night ix. Line 771.

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A Quote by Edward Young

And all may do what has by man been done.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night vi. Line 606.

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A Quote by Edward Young on wisdom

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The man of wisdom is the man of years.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night v. Line 775.

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A Quote by Edward Young on day and madness

Be wise to-day; 't is madness to defer.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night i. Line 390.

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A Quote by Edward Young

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

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Love of Fame. Satire ii. Line 282.

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A Quote by Edward Young

Wishing, of all employments, is the worst.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 71.

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A Quote by Edward Young on love

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Woes cluster. Rare are solitary woes; They love a train, they tread each other's heel.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night iii. Line 63.

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A Quote by Edward Young

Whose yesterdays look backwards with a smile.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii. Line 334.

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A Quote by Edward Young on existence, life, and time

Time wasted is existence; used is life.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

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