A man of pleasure is a man of pains.
Edward Young (1683 - 1765)
Source: Night Thoughts. Night viii. Line 793.
Contributed by: Zaady
And hold their farthing candle to the sun.
Source: Satire VII, 1725-28
Prayer ardent opens heaven.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night viii. Line 721.
We rise in glory as we sink in pride.
Procrastination is the thief of time
Source: Night Thoughts. Night i. Line 393.
The man that blushes is not quite a brute.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night vii. Line 496.
Man wants but little; nor that little, long.
Source: Night Thoughts. Night i. 1. Line 118.
The man who consecrates his hours by vigorous effort, and an honest aim, at once he draws the sting of life and Death; he walks with nature; and her paths are peace.
Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm, "That all men are about to live."
Source: The Complaint: Night Thoughts, Night , 1, 399
You are so witty, profligate, and thin, At once we think thee Milton, Death, and Sin.
Source: Epigram on Voltaire
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