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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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Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 400.
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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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