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.
More Quotes from Edward Young:Gold glitters most where virtue shines no more, As stars from absent suns have leave to shine.
For who does nothing with a better grace.
There is something about poetry beyond prose logic, there is mystery in it, not to be explained but admired.
Reason is progressive instinct is complete swift instinct leaps slow reason feebly climbs.
How commentators each dark passage shun, And hold their farthing candle to the sun.
Be wise with speed; a fool at forty is a fool indeed.
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The true musician is to bring light into people's hearts.
Music can also be a sensual pleasure, like eating food or sex. But its highest vibration for me is that point of taking us to a real understanding of something in our nature which we can very rarely get at. It is a spiritual state of oneness.
Morality without a sense of paradox is mean.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel