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«At thirty 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»
«Friendship's the wine of life: but friendship new... is neither strong nor pure.»
«Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform.»
Author: Edward Young (Critic, Dramatist, Poet) | Keywords: idler, idlers
«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. But when I placed myself in tune with what I believe to be the fundamental truths of life, when I began to develop my limited ability, to rid my mind of all kinds of tangled thoughts, and fill it with zeal and courage and love, when I gave myself a chance by treating myself decently and sensibly, I began to feel the stimulating, warm glow of happiness.»
«The man that makes a character, makes foes.»
Author: Edward Young (Critic, Dramatist, Poet) | Keywords: foes
«Wise it is to comprehend the whole.»
Author: Edward Young (Critic, Dramatist, Poet) | About: Wisdom
«An angel's arm can't snatch me from the grave; legions of angels can't confine me there»
«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.»
«The weak have remedies, the wise have joys; superior wisdom is superior bliss.»
«There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired.»
Author: Edward Young (Critic, Dramatist, Poet) | About: Poetry | Keywords: admired

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