Paul Gerhardt Quote
“Oh! make me Thine forever;
And should I fainting be,
Lord! let me never, never,
Outlive my love to Thee!”
Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 400.
In the Beauty of the Lilies (1996)
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”
Earliest attribution found in: The Pleasures of Life, Part II (1889) by Sir John Lubbock
Baudelaire, His Prose and Poetry (1919 edition)
“All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players: they have their exits and their entrances; and one man in his time plays many parts, his acts being seven ages.”
As You Like It (1599–1600), Act II, scene vii.
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPaul Gerhardt
Born: March 12, 1607
Died: May 27, 1676 (aged 69)
Bio: Paul Gerhardt was a German hymn writer.
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