This quote by Edward Young recommends that even the most ardent atheist can discover themselves questioning their beliefs in the dark of night. It suggests that when faced with the unidentified, even the most staunchly non-believer can find themselves questioning their convictions. It suggests that in moments of doubt and worry, even the most hardened atheist can find themselves searching for a greater power to rely on. This quote speaks to the power of faith and the human need for convenience and security in times of uncertainty. It recommends that even the most solidified non-believer can discover themselves questioning their beliefs in the dark of night, and that faith can be a powerful source of comfort and solace.
"The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting schools. One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse, which I started at six months there after"
"I play a percussion instrument, not a musical saw; it needs no amplification. Where it's needed, they put a microphone in front of the bass drum. But, I don't think it's necessary to play that way every night"
"Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress"
"In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time"