Edward Young Quotes (13 quotations)

1. A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant, to ruin runs. - Edward Young

2. Be wise with speed . A fool at forty is a fool indeed. - Edward Young

3. By all means use some time to be alone. - Edward Young

4. Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little worldings enjoy. - Edward Young

5. Procrastination is the thief of time. - Edward Young

6. 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. - Edward Young

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

8. The future... seems to me no unified dream but a mince pie, long in the baking, never quite done. - Edward Young

9. There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired. - Edward Young

10. They only babble who practise not reflection. - Edward Young

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

12. Tomorrow is the day when idlers work, and fools reform. - Edward Young

13. Too low they build, who build beneath the stars. - Edward Young

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