Edward Young Quotes

11 November 2014

Illustrious examples engross, prejudice, and intimidate. They engross our attention, and so prevent a due inspection of ourselves; they prejudice our judgment in favour of their abilities, and so lessen the sense of our own; and they intimidate us with the splendour of their renown, and thus under diffidence bury our strength.

11 November 2014

All men think all men mortal, but themselves.

11 November 2014

Procrastination is the thief of time.

11 November 2014

Our birth is nothing but our death begun.

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