Where Nature's end of language is declin'd, And men talk only to conceal the mind.
Edward Young (1683 - 1765)
Source: Love of Fame. Satire ii. Line 207.
Contributed by: Zaady
'T is greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii. Line 376.
Thoughts shut up want air, And spoil, like bales unopen'd to the sun.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii. Line 466.
Time elaborately thrown away.
Source: The Last Day. Book i.
Time flies, death urges, knells call, Heaven invites, Hell threatens.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii Line 292.
We see time's furrows on another's brow, And death intrench'd, preparing his assault; How few themselves in that just mirror see!
Source: Night Thoughts. Night v. Line 627.
Time wasted is existence; used is life.
Titles are marks of honest men, and wise; The fool or knave that wears a title lies.
Source: Love of Fame. Satire i. Line 145.
In records that defy the tooth of time.
Source: The Statesman's Creed.
Shall man alone, for whom all else revives, No resurrection know? Shall man alone, Imperial man! be sown in barren ground, Less privileged than grain, on which he feeds?
Source: Night Thoughts.
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