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 man who lets himself be bored is even more contemptible than the bore.”
―Samuel Butler (novelist)
The Fair Haven, Memoir of the Late John Pickard Owen, Ch. 3 (1873).
Section 16. - Religio Medici (1642)
“In law a man is guilty when he violates the rights of others. In ethics he is guilty if he only thinks of doing so.”
Lectures on Ethics: The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Immanuel Kant, translated by Peter Heath, Cambridge University Press, 1997, p. 192 - ISBN: 9780521788045
“Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.”
―George Bernard Shaw
Bernard Shaw: Selections of his wit and wisdom (Follett Pub. Co., 1965), p. 179
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPaul Gerhardt
Born: March 12, 1607
Died: May 27, 1676 (aged 69)
Bio: Paul Gerhardt was a German hymn writer.