Edward Young Quotes
Most popular Edward Young Quotes
Hot love is soon cold.
Friendship's the wine of life.
A perpetuity of bliss is bliss.
The happy only are truly great.
Peace begins where ambition ends.
For wonder is involuntary praise.
A competence is vital to content.
A man of wisdom is a man of years.
Wise it is to comprehend the whole.
Fondness for fame is avarice of air.
A man who makes character makes foes.
Procrastination is the thief of time.
Be wise today; 'tis madness to defer.
Peace begins just where ambition ends.
An honest love is not afraid to frown.
Wit ill applied is a dangerous weapon.
Our senses, as our reason, are divine.
What ardently we wish we soon believe.
Reverberated pleasures fire the breast.
Wishing of all employments is the worst.
Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.
Speech ventilates our intellectual fire.
We wisely strip the steed we mean to buy.
We take no note of time but from its loss.
Man maketh a death which Nature never made.
There are forty men of wit to one of sense.
Tired Nature's sweet restorer, balmy sleep!
The mind that would be happy must be great.
None think the great unhappy, but the great.
Were all people happy, reveling would cease.
Be good, and let heaven answer for the rest.
You say it is needful: Is it therefore right?
Our nature such, ill choice ensures ill fate.
The time that bears no fruit deserves no name.
If weak thy faith, why choose the harder side?
Faith builds a bridge across the gulf of death.
Satire! Thou shining supplement of public laws.
Worldly wise is but half-witted, at its highest.
Too low they build, who build beneath the stars.
Judge before friendship, then confide till death.
A man's greatest strength is shown in standing still.
On the soft bed of luxury most kingdoms have expired.
Born Originals, how comes it to pass that we die Copies?
Like our shadows, Our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.
Reserve will wound friendship, and distrust will destroy it.
Business is a fight — a continual struggle — just as life is.
Patience and resignation are the pillars of human peace on earth.
Friendship's the wine of life; but friendship new is neither strong nor pure.
Who lives to nature rarely can be poor — who lives to fancy never can be rich.
No man ever found a happy life by chance, or yawned it into being with a wish.
Bliss is too great to lodge within an hour — duration is essential to the name.
Much joy not only speaks small happiness, but happiness that shortly must expire.
Procrastination is the thief of time; Year after year it steals, till all are fled.
We take no note of time but from its loss: to give it then a tongue is wise in a man.
Who does the best his circumstance allows Does well, acts nobly; angels could no more.
When most the world applauds you, most beware 'Tis often less a blessing than a snare.
The love of praise, howe'er conceal'd by art, Reigns more or less, and glows in ev'ry heart.
Whatever the' Almighty's subsequent command, His first command is this : "Man, love thyself."
Plain sense but rarely leads us far astray, of plain, sound sense, life's current coin is made.
Each moment has its sickle, emulous Of Time's enormous scythe, whose ample sweep Strikes empires from the root.
This world that we're living in is mighty hard to beat; You get a thorn with every rose, but ain't the roses sweet.
Most true a wise man will never be sad; but neither will sonorous, bubbling mirth, a shallow stream of happiness betray.
An age more curious than devout is more fond to fix the place of heaven, or hell, than studious this to shun, or that to secure.
Wealth may seek us; but wisdom must be sought, sought before all; but how unlike all else we seek on earth, 'tis never sought in vain.