Edward Young

1683 - 1765

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 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 on boredom, heaven, and past

'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii. Line 376.

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