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    Those who build beneath the stars build too low.
    — Edward Young
    tags: star 
     
    What ardently we wish we soon believe
    — Edward Young
    tags: believe  wishes 
     
    Mine is the night, with all her stars.
    — Edward Young
    tags: star  night 
     
    Born Originals, how comes it to pass that we die Copies?
    — Edward Young
    tags: die 
     
    All men think all men mortal but themselves.
    — Edward Young
    tags: men 
     
    I had looked for happiness in fast living, but it was not there. I tried to find it in money, but it was not there either.
    — Edward Young
    tags: happiness  living  money 
     
    Read nature; nature is a friend to truth.
    — Edward Young
    tags: truth  nature  friends  read 
     
    By all means use some time to be alone.
    — Edward Young
    tags: time  alone 
     
    Some for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.
    — Edward Young
    For her own breakfast she'll project a scheme, Nor take her tea without a strategem.
    — Edward Young
    tags: breakfast 
     
    Too low they build, who build beneath the stars.
    — Edward Young
    tags: star 
     
    At thirty a man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same.
    — Edward Young
    tags: men  thoughts  die 
     
    The first sure symptom of a mind in health Is rest of heart and pleasure felt at home.
    — Edward Young
    tags: health  heart  pleasure  mind 
     
    A foe to God was never true friend to man
    — Edward Young
    tags: men  friends  true  god 
     
    Affliction is a good man's shining time.
    — Edward Young
    tags: time 
     
    Friendship is the wine of life.
    — Edward Young
    tags: friendship 
     
    Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little wordings enjoy.
    — Edward Young
    tags: learning  wealth 
     
    Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority.
    — Edward Young
    tags: death  solitude  majority 
     
    By night an atheist half believes in a God.
    — Edward Young
    tags: believe  night  atheist  god 
     
    A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.
    — Edward Young
    tags: soul  reflection 
     
    A friend is worth all hazards we can run.
    — Edward Young
    tags: friends  worth 
     
    The man that makes a character, makes foes.
    — Edward Young
    tags: character  men 
     
    All men think that all men are mortal but themselves.
    — Edward Young
    tags: men 
     
    An angel's arm can't snatch me from the grave; legions of angels can't confine me there.
    — Edward Young
    tags: angel 
     
    Tomorrow is a satire on today, And shows its weakness.
    — Edward Young
    Our birth is nothing but our death begun, As tapers waste the moment they take fire.
    — Edward Young
    tags: death  moment  fire  birth 
     
    Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.
    — Edward Young
    tags: men  live  die  fools 
     
    Wise it is to comprehend the whole.
    — Edward Young
    tags: wise 
     
    How blessings brighten as they take their flight.
    — Edward Young
    tags: blessing 
     
    The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety.
    — Edward Young
    tags: trust  miracle 
     
    A Christian is the highest style of man.
    — Edward Young
    tags: men  christian 
     
    Friendship's the wine of life: but friendship new... is neither strong nor pure.
    — Edward Young
    tags: friendship  strong 
     
    The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought.
    — Edward Young
    tags: wisdom  wealth 
     
    Less base the fear of death than fear of life.
    — Edward Young
    tags: death  fear 
     
    All men think all men mortal, but themselves.
    — Edward Young
    tags: men 
     
    One to destroy, is murder by the law; and gibbets keep the lifted hand in awe; to murder thousands, takes a specious name, 'War's glorious art', and gives immortal fame.
    — Edward Young
    tags: murder  fame  immortal  war 
     
    Wonder is involuntary praise.
    — Edward Young
    tags: wonder  praise 
     
    Virtue alone has majesty in death.
    — Edward Young
    tags: death  alone  virtue 
     
    The man that blushes is not quite a brute.
    — Edward Young
    tags: men 
     
    None think the great unhappy, but the great.
    — Edward Young
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    edward young
    Birth    : July 3, 1683
    Death  : April 5, 1765
    Occupation  : Poet