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.
“The sudden disappointment of a hope leaves a scar which the ultimate fulfillment of that hope never entirely removes.”
The life and work of Thomas Hardy (1984 edition)
“Sobriety, severity, and self-respect are the foundations of all true sociality.”
―Henry David Thoreau
His motto according to Littell's Living Age, Volume 120 (T. H. Carter & Company, 1874) by Eliakim Littell and Robert S. Littell, p. 649: "Sobriety, severity, and self-respect, foundation of all true sociality, are his motto."
“Obscenity is a moral concept in the verbal arsenal of the establishment, which abuses the term by applying it, not to expressions of its own morality but to those of another.”
An Essay on Liberation, Beacon Press, 1971 - ISBN: 9780807096871
“A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level of consciousness might be the only real hope we have in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance of the Western mechanistic paradigm.”
Psychology of the Future: Lessons from Modern Consciousness Research (2000 edition), p. 268, Chapter 7
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPaul Gerhardt
Born: March 12, 1607
Died: May 27, 1676 (aged 69)
Bio: Paul Gerhardt was a German hymn writer.