Edward Young

1683 - 1765

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

Forever most divinely in the wrong.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Love of Fame. Satire vi. Line 1. 106.

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A Quote by Edward Young on angels and circumstances

Who does the best his circumstance allows, Does well, acts nobly-angels could no more.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

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A Quote by Edward Young on angels, circumstances, deed, and purpose

Thy purpose firm is equal to the deed: Who does the best his circumstance allows Does well, acts nobly; angels could no more.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Night Thoughts.

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A Quote by Edward Young on blessings, fatherhood, heaven, and sons

The booby father craves a booby son, And by Heaven's blessing thinks himself undone.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

Source: Love of Fame. Satire ii. Line 165.

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A Quote by Edward Young on spirit and strength

It is great and manly to disdain disguise; it shows our spirit and proves our strength.

Edward Young (1683 - 1765)

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