Edward Young Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old edward young quotes, edward young sayings, and edward young proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The house of laughter makes a house of woe.     

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But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.     

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But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.     

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How blessings brighten as they take their flight.     

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Wishing of all employments is the worst.     

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Men may live fools, but fools they cannot die.     

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But fate ordains that dearest friends must part.     

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Swift instincts leaps; slow reason feebly climbs.     

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A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.     

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He that's ungrateful has no guilt but one; All other crimes may pass for virtues in him.     

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

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A tardy vengeance shares the tyrant's guilt.     

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Like our shadows, our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.     

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A soul without reflection, like a pile Without inhabitant, to ruin runs.     

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Titles are marks of honest men, and wise; The fool or knave that wears a title lies.     

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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.     

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Wonder is involuntary praise.     

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None think the great unhappy, but the great.     

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We bleed, we tremble; we forget, we smile — The mind turns fool, before the cheek is dry.     

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

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It is great and manly to disdain disguise; it shows our spirit and proves our strength.     

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The man that blushes is not quite a brute.     

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True happiness ne’er entered at an eye; true happiness resides in things unseen.     

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The maid that loves goes out to sea upon a shattered plank, and puts her trust in miracles for safety.     

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