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When a man lies he murders some part of the world. These are the pale deaths men miscall their lives.  - Paul Gerhardt
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Paul Gerhardt
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Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 400.
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Hedy Lamarr
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As quoted in: "Speaker's Handbook of Epigrams and Witticisms" (Harper, 1955) by Herbert Victor Prochnow, p. 27. Also in: The Stars (1962) by Richard Schickel
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The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, Random House LLC (2010 ed.) - ISBN: 9780307498465
Dr. Seuss
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Earliest reference found in a webpage updated in 1997: http://web.archive.org/web/19980122214055/http://www.iwaynet.net/~wstocks/fun/seuss.html
Paul Gerhardt
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Born: March 12, 1607

Died: May 27, 1676 (aged 69)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Paul Gerhardt was a German hymn writer.

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