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.
“Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?”
Survivor: A Novel (2010 edition), p. 92
“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”
Einstein and the Poet (1983)
“Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.”
―John Stuart Mill
As quoted in "Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 60" (1880): "It was the perception of it which made John Stuart Mill assert that while all conservatives are not stupid, all stupid people are conservative."
“Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”
As quoted in "An American story: the speeches of Barack Obama: a primer", Barack Obama, David Olive, ECW Press, 2008, p. 250 - ISBN: 9781550228649
“How did it get so late so soon? It's night before it's afternoon. December is here before it's June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”
Earliest reference found in a webpage updated in 1997: http://web.archive.org/web/19980122214055/http://www.iwaynet.net/~wstocks/fun/seuss.html
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsPaul Gerhardt
Born: March 12, 1607
Died: May 27, 1676 (aged 69)
Bio: Paul Gerhardt was a German hymn writer.