Harriet Auber Quote
Our Blest Redeemer, ere He breathed
Our Blest Redeemer, ere He breathed (Baptist Hymn Book, Psalms and Hymns Trust, London, 1962)
“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”
As quoted in: Morally We Roll Along, Gay MacLaren, Little, Brown, 1938, p. 66, "I Meet Mark Twain"
“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.”
―Franklin D. Roosevelt
Second Inaugural Address (20 January 1937)
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.