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By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Learn good-humor, never to oppose without just reason; abate some degree of pride and moroseness.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Watts

What bliss will fill the ransomed souls, when they in glory dwell, to see the sinner as he rolls, in quenchless flames of hell.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Dear Lord. I give myself away. I've nothing else to give.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Flies, worms, and flowers exceed me still.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Watts

What's amiss I'll strive to mend,And endure what can't be mended.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Instructors should not only be skilful in those sciences which they teach, but have skill in the method of teaching, and patience in the practice.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

A flower, when offered in the bud, is no vain sacrifice.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Watts

When general observations are drawn from so many particulars as to become certain and indisputable, these are jewels of knowledge.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

In books, or work, or healthful play.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

In works of labour or of skillI would be busy too:For Satan finds some mischief stillFor idle hands to do.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Fancy and humour, early and constantly indulged in, may expect an old age overrun with follies.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Watts

When two or three sciences are pursued at the same time if one of them be dry, as logic, let another be more entertaining, to secure the mind from weariness.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Abandon the secret chamber and the spiritual life will decay.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Sweet is the day of sacred rest; No mortal cares shall seize my breast; O may my heart in tune be found Like David's harp of solemn sound.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

The eyes of a man in the jaundice make yellow observations on everything; and the soul tinctured with any passion diffuses a false color over the appearance of things.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Some persons believe everything that their kindred, their parents, and their tutors believe. The veneration and the love which they have for their ancestors incline them to swallow down all their opinions at once, without examining what truth or falsehood there is in them. Men take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Watts

There is a dreadful Hell, And everlasting pains; There sinners must with devils dwell In darkness, fire, and chains.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Every one of his opinions appears to himself to be written with sunbeams.

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Isaac Watts

Satirists do expose their own ill nature.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

I would not change my blest estate for all the world calls good or great.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Watts

Though reading and conversation may furnish us with many ideas of men and things, yet it is our own meditation must form our judgment.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Let dogs delight to bark and bite, for God hath made them so.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Watts

When a false argument puts on the appearance of a true one, then it is properly called a sophism or fallacy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

From all who dwell below the skiesLet the Creator's praise arise;Let the Redeemer's name be sungThrough every land, by every tongue.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Disputation carries away the mind from that calm and sedate temper which is so necessary to contemplate truth.

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Isaac Watts

How doth the little busy bee Improve each shining hour, And gather honey all the day From every opening flower!

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Isaac Watts

For Satan always finds some mischief still for idle hands to do.

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Isaac Watts

Poesy and oratory omit things not essential, and insert little beautiful digressions, in order to place everything in the most effective light.

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Isaac Watts

Do not be deceived; happiness and enjoyment do not lie in wicked ways.

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Isaac Watts

Kind words toward those you daily meet, Kind words and actions right, Will make this life of ours most sweet, Turn darkness into night.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Everyday is a birthday; every moment of it is new to us; we are born again, renewed for fresh work and endeavor.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Isaac Watts

To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.

By Anonym 19 Sep

Isaac Watts

Were the whole realm of nature mine That were an offering far too small Love so amazing so divine Demands my soul my life my all

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Logic helps us to strip off the outward disguise of things, and to behold and judge of them in their own nature.

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Isaac Watts

Our God, our help in ages past,Our hope for years to come,Our shelter from the stormy blast,And our eternal home.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Affect not little shifts and subterfuges to avoid the force of an argument.

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Isaac Watts

Tell of his wondrous faithfulness, And sound his power abroad; Sing the sweet promise of his grace, And the performing God.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Reason is the glory of human nature, and one of the chief eminences whereby we are raised above our fellow-creatures, the brutes, in this lower world.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

He rules the world with truth and grace, and makes the nations prove, the glories of His righteousness and wonders of His love.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Among all the accomplishments of youth there is none preferable to a decent and agreeable behavior among men, a modest freedom of speech, a soft and elegant manner of address, a graceful and lovely deportment, a cheerful gravity and good-humor, with a mind appearing ever serene under the ruffling accidents of human life.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Speak softly. It is far better to rule by love than fear.Speak softly. Let no harsh words mar the good we may do here.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Isaac Watts

How shall polluted mortals dare To sing Thy glory or Thy grace Beneath Thy feet we lie afar And see but shadows of Thy face.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

Study detains the mind by the perpetual occurrence of something new, which may gratefully strike the imagination.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

In matters of equity between man and man, our Saviour has taught us to put my neighbor in place of myself, and myself in place of my neighbor.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

Acquaint yourself with your own ignorance.

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Isaac Watts

Roses grow on thorns and honey wears a sting.

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Isaac Watts

A dogmatical spirit inclines a man to be censorious of his neighbors. Every one of his opinions appears to him written, as it were, with sunbeams, and he grows angry that his neighbors do not see it in the same light. He is tempted to disdain his correspondents as men of low and dark understandings because they do not believe what he does.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Isaac Watts

In common discourse we denominate persons and things according to the major part of their character; he is to be called a wise man who has but few follies.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Isaac Watts

No more let sins and sorrows grow, Nor thorns infest the ground; He comes to make His blessings flow Far as the curse is found.