Edward Young

1683 - 1765

A Quote by Edward Young on principles

Their feet through faithless leather met the dirt, And oftener chang'd their principles than shirt.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: To Mr. Pope. Epistle i. Line 277.

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A Quote by Edward Young on creation

Final Ruin fiercely drives Her plowshare o'er creation.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: The Complaint: Night Thoughts. Night ix. 1. Line 167.

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A Quote by Edward Young on death and men

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Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 843.

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A Quote by Edward Young on friendship

And friend received with thumps upon the back.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Universal Passion.

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A Quote by Edward Young on christianity and style

A Christian is the highest style of man.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night iv. Line 788.

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A Quote by Edward Young on death and love

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Death loves a shining mark, a signal blow.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night v. 1. Line 1011.

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A Quote by Edward Young on death and heart

A death-bed's a detector of the heart.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii. Line 641.

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A Quote by Edward Young on astronomy and daughters

Devotion! daughter of astronomy! An undevout astronomer is mad.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: The Complaint: Night Thoughts. Night ix. 1. Line 769.

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A Quote by Edward Young on blessings

How blessings brighten as they take their flight!

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts. Night ii. Line 602.

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A Quote by Edward Young

The blood will follow where the knife is driven, The flesh will quiver where the pincers tear.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: The Revenge. Act v. Sc. 2.

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