edward young Quotes

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