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#1. Who knows if Shakespeare might not have thought less if he had read more? - Author: Edward Young
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#2. Virtue alone has majesty in death. - Author: Edward Young
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#3. Nothing but what astonishes is true. - Author: Edward Young
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#4. By night an atheist half believes in God. - Author: Edward Young
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#5. What is a miracle?
'Tis a reproach, 'Tis an implicit satire on mankind; And while it satisfies, it censures too. - Author: Edward Young
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#6. All men think all men mortal, but themselves. - Author: Edward Young
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#7. This vast and solid earth, that blazing sun, Those skies, thro' which it rolls, must all have end. What then is man? The smallest part of nothing. - Author: Edward Young
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#8. Truth never was indebted to a lie. - Author: Edward Young
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#9. Man wants little, nor that little long. - Author: Edward Young
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#10. 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. - Author: Edward Young
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#11. Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed. - Author: Edward Young
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#12. Thoughts shut up want air, And spoil, like bales unopen'd to the sun. - Author: Edward Young
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#13. Tis immortality, 'tis that alone, Amid life's pains, abasements, emptiness, The soul can comfort, elevate, and fill. That only, and that amply this performs. - Author: Edward Young
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#14. Ocean into tempest wrought, To waft a feather, or to drown a fly. - Author: Edward Young
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#15. When men once reach their autumn, sickly joys fall off apace, as yellow leaves from trees - Author: Edward Young
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#16. The man of wisdom is the man of years. - Author: Edward Young
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#18. Man makes a death which Nature never made. And feels a thousand deaths in fearing one. - Author: Edward Young
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#19. Unlearned men of books assume the care,
As eunuchs are the guardians of the fair. - Author: Edward Young
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#20. Inhumanity is caught from man, From smiling man. - Author: Edward Young
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#21. Heaven's Sovereign saves all beings but himselfThat hideous sight,-a naked human heart. - Author: Edward Young
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#22. The course of Nature is the art of God. - Author: Edward Young
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#23. All men think that all men are mortal but themselves. - Author: Edward Young
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#24. Heaven wills our happiness, allows our doom. - Author: Edward Young
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#25. Life is the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority. - Author: Edward Young
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#26. Joys season'd high, and tasting strong of guilt. - Author: Edward Young
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#27. For her own breakfast she'll project a scheme,
Nor take her tea without a strategem. - Author: Edward Young
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#28. Midway from Nothing to the Deity! - Author: Edward Young
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#29. Time elaborately thrown away. - Author: Edward Young
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#30. At thirty, man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan. - Author: Edward Young
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#31. Souls made of fire, and children of the sun, With whom revenge is virtue. - Author: Edward Young
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#32. None think the great unhappy, but the great. - Author: Edward Young
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#33. Friendship is the wine of life. - Author: Edward Young
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#34. The man that blushes is not quite a brute. - Author: Edward Young
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#35. We are not all great because we are inspired, but we feel great because we are. - Author: Edward Young
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#36. Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform. - Author: Edward Young
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#37. A dearth of words a woman need not fear; But 'tis a task indeed to learn to hear: In that the skill of conversation lies; That shows and makes you both polite and wise. - Author: Edward Young
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#38. Who combats with a brother, wounds himself. - Author: Edward Young
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#39. Blest leisure is our curse; like that of Cain, It, makes us wander, wander earth around, To fly that tyrant Thought. As Atlas groan'd The world beneath, we groan beneath an hour. - Author: Edward Young
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#40. Life's cares are comforts; such by Heav'n design'd; He that hath none must make them, or be wretched. - Author: Edward Young
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#41. Less base the fear of death than fear of life. - Author: Edward Young
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#42. Early, bright, transient, chaste as morning dew, She sparkled, was exhaled, and went to heaven. - Author: Edward Young
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#43. 'T is impious in a good man to be sad. - Author: Edward Young
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#44. There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired. - Author: Edward Young
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#45. 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. - Author: Edward Young
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#46. The spider's most attenuated thread Is cord, is cable, to man's tender tie On earthly bliss; it breaks at every breeze. - Author: Edward Young
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#47. Oh, how portentous is prosperity! How comet-like, it threatens while it shines. - Author: Edward Young
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#48. Be wise to-day; 't is madness to defer. - Author: Edward Young
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#49. How poor, how rich, how abject, how august, How complicate, how wonderful, is man! ... Midway from nothing to the Deity! - Author: Edward Young
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#50. 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. - Author: Edward Young
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#51. Wonder is involuntary praise. - Author: Edward Young
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#52. A Deity believed, is joy begun; A Deity adored, is joy advanced; A Deity beloved, is joy matured. Each branch of piety delight inspires. - Author: Edward Young
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#53. Night, sable goddess! from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. - Author: Edward Young
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#54. Polite diseases make some idiots vain, Which, if unfortunately well, they feign. - Author: Edward Young
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#55. Ah! what is human life? How, like the dial's tardy-moving shade, Day after day slides from us unperceiv'd! The cunning fugitive is swift by stealth; Too subtle is the movement to be seen; Yet soon the hour is up
and we are gone. - Author: Edward Young
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#56. Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die. - Author: Edward Young
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#57. Narcissus is the glory of his race: For who does nothing with a better grace?. - Author: Edward Young
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#58. Creation sleeps! 'T is as the general pulse Of life stood still, and Nature made a pause,- An awful pause! prophetic of her end. - Author: Edward Young
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#59. The love of praise, howe'er conceal'd by art, Reigns more or less, and glows in ev'ry heart. - Author: Edward Young
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#60. In youth, what disappointments of our own making: in age, what disappointments from the nature of things. - Author: Edward Young
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#61. In chambers deep, Where waters sleep, What unknown treasures pave the floor. - Author: Edward Young
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#62. Fond man! the vision of a moment made! Dream of a dream! and shadow of a shade! - Author: Edward Young
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#63. Of man's miraculous mistakes, this bears The palm, "That all men are about to live." - Author: Edward Young
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#64. 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. - Author: Edward Young
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#65. Live now; be damn'd hereafter. - Author: Edward Young
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#66. It calls Devotion! genuine growth of night! Devotion! Daughter of Astronomy! An undevout astronomer is mad! - Author: Edward Young
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#67. Who, for the poor renown of being smart, Would leave a sting within a brother's heart? - Author: Edward Young
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#68. Men are but men; we did not make ourselves. - Author: Edward Young
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#69. Like our shadows, our wishes lengthen as our sun declines. - Author: Edward Young
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#70. Some wits, too, like oracles, deal in ambiguities, but not with equal success; for though ambiguities are the first excellence of an imposter, they are the last of a wit. - Author: Edward Young
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#71. We are all born originals - why is it so many of us die copies? - Author: Edward Young
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#72. A foe to God ne'er was true friend to man, Some sinister intent taints all he does. - Author: Edward Young
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#73. Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little wordings enjoy. - Author: Edward Young
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#74. Insatiate archer! could not one suffice? Thy shaft flew thrice, and thrice my peace was slain; And thrice, ere thrice yon moon had filled her horn. - Author: Edward Young
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#75. Too low they build who build below the skies. - Author: Edward Young
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#76. Still seems it strange, that thou shouldst live forever? Is it less strange, that thou shouldst live at all? This is a miracle; and that no more. - Author: Edward Young
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#77. We bleed, we tremble; we forget, we smile - The mind turns fool, before the cheek is dry - Author: Edward Young
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#78. Pygmies are pygmies still, though percht on Alps; And pyramids are pyramids in vales. Each man makes his own stature, builds himself. Virtue alone outbuilds the Pyramids; Her monuments shall last when Egypt's fall. - Author: Edward Young
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#79. O! lost to virtue, lost to manly thought, Lost to the noble sallies of the soul! Who think it solitude to be alone. - Author: Edward Young
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#80. They only babble who practise not reflection. - Author: Edward Young
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#81. A Christian is the highest style of man. - Author: Edward Young
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#82. Distinguisht Link in Being's endless Chain!
Midway from Nothing to the Deity! - Author: Edward Young
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#83. How science dwindles, and how volumes swell,
How commentators each dark passage shun,
And hold their farthing candle to the sun! - Author: Edward Young
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#84. Tired nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep! He, like the world, his ready visit pays Where fortune smiles; the wretched he forsakes. - Author: Edward Young
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#85. Be wise today; 'tis madness to defer. Next day the fatal precedent will plead; thus on, til wisdom is pushed our of life. - Author: Edward Young
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#86. Death! great proprietor of all! 'tis thine To tread out empire, and to quench the stars. - Author: Edward Young
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#87. The clouds may drop down titles and estates, and wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought. - Author: Edward Young
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#88. The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileg'd beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of heaven. - Author: Edward Young
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#89. Sense is our helmet, wit is but the plume; The plume exposes, 'tis our helmet saves. Sense is the diamond, weighty, solid, sound; When cut by wit, it casts a brighter beam; Yet, wit apart, it is a diamond still. - Author: Edward Young
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#90. Man maketh a death which Nature never made. - Author: Edward Young
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#91. I've known my lady (for she loves a tune) For fevers take an opera in June: And, though perhaps you'll think the practice bold, A midnight park is sov'reign for a cold. - Author: Edward Young
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#92. Who can take Death's portrait? The tyrant never sat. - Author: Edward Young
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#93. The person of wisdom is the person of years. - Author: Edward Young
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#94. However smothered under former negligence, or scattered through the dull, dark mass of common thoughts - let thy genius rise as the sun from chaos. - Author: Edward Young
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#95. The first sure symptom of a mind in health Is rest of heart and pleasure felt at home. - Author: Edward Young
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#96. Where Nature's end of language is declin'd, And men talk only to conceal the mind. - Author: Edward Young
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#97. Age should fly concourse, cover in retreat defects of judgment, and the will subdue; walk thoughtful on the silent, solemn shore of that vast ocean it must sail so soon. - Author: Edward Young
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#98. Praise, more divine than prayer; prayer points our ready path to heaven; praise is already there. - Author: Edward Young
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#99. A dedication is a wooden leg. - Author: Edward Young
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#100. A man of pleasure is a man of pains. - Author: Edward Young
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