Harriet Auber Quote
Our Blest Redeemer, ere He breathed
Our Blest Redeemer, ere He breathed (Baptist Hymn Book, Psalms and Hymns Trust, London, 1962)
“Cure yourself of the affliction of caring how you appear to others. Concern yourself only with how you appear before God, concern yourself only with the idea that God may have of you.”
―Miguel de Unamuno
"Our Lord Don Quixote: The Life of Don Quixote and Sancho, with Related Essays", Miguel Unamuno, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1967, p. 22
“My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier, you will become a general. If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.' Instead, I was a painter, and became Picasso.”
As quoted in "Life with Picasso" (McGraw-Hill, 1964) by Françoise Gilot, p. 60. Françoise was the lover of Picasso from 1944 to 1953.
“Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.”
―James Anthony Froude
Oceana, or, England and Her Colonies (1886) [C. Scribner's Sons, 1972, ISBN 083699096X, 9780836990966, 396 pages], p. 67
Bio: Harriet Auber was an English poet and hymnist. She was the daughter of a Church of England clerygman. Her actual name was Henriette, but she was known as Harriet. Auber is best remembered for her Spirit of Psalms published in 1829 and for her hymn Our blest Redeemer, ere He breathed, a treatise on the Holy Spirit and His work.
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