Isaac Watts Quote
“How doth the little busy bee
Improve each shining hour,
And gather honey all the day
From every opening flower!”
Song 20: Against Idleness and Mischief. Parodied by Lewis Carroll in Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. - Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715)
“Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.”
Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715), Song 17: "Love between Brothers and Sisters"
Song 22: Against Pride in Clothes. - Divine Songs Attempted in the Easy Language of Children (1715)
The Improvement of the Mind (1727), Chapter I
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsIsaac Watts
Born: July 17, 1674
Died: November 25, 1748 (aged 74)
Bio: Isaac Watts was an English hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymnwriter, he was recognised as the Father of English Hymnody, credited with some 650 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in use today, and have been translated into many languages.