„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.“

—  Edward Young, Night-Thoughts, Night-Thoughts (1742–1745), Night I, Line 417.
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