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.
Of a man who remarried after the death of his first wife with whom he had been unhappy. - The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791) by James Boswell
“We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.”
Speech at Cincinnati, Ohio, September 17, 1859
“Pretty much all the honest truth-telling there is in the world is done by children.”
―Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Poet at the Breakfast-table (1872 edition)
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPaul Gerhardt
Born: March 12, 1607
Died: May 27, 1676 (age 69)
Bio: Paul Gerhardt was a German hymn writer.