Edward Young Quotes

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Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
– Edward Young

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But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.
– Edward Young

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Oh, how portentous is prosperity! How comet-like, it threatens while it shines.
– Edward Young

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Each moment has its sickle, emulous Of Time’s enormous scythe, whose ample sweep Strikes empires from the root.
– Edward Young

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Procrastination is the thief of time.
– Edward Young

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By night, an atheist half believes in God.
– Edward Young

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The house of laughter makes a house of woe.
– Edward Young

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Some, for renown, on scraps of learning dote, And think they grow immortal as they quote.
– Edward Young

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Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform, and mortal men lay hold on heaven.
– Edward Young

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Tomorrow is a satire on today, And shows its weakness.
– Edward Young

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Time flies, death urges, knells call, Heaven invites,Hell threatens.
– Edward Young

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Angels are men of a superior kind; Angels are men in lighter habit clad.
– Edward Young

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