Isaac Watts

1674 - 1748

A Quote by Isaac Watts on change and pain

So, when a raging fever burns, We shift from side to side by turns; And 't is a poor relief we gain To change the place, but keep the pain.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 146.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on praise

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

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Psalm cxvii.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on gifts and god

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Whene'er I take my walks abroad, How many poor I see! What shall I render to my God For all his gifts to me?

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Divine Songs. Song iv.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Strange that a harp of thousand strings Should keep in tune so long!

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 19.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on day, immortality, pain, purity, and saints

There is a land of pure delight, Where saints immortal reign; Infinite day excludes the night, And pleasures banish pain.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 66.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on lies

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The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Hymns and Spiritual Songs. Book ii. Hymn 63.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on action, darkness, kindness, life, and words

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

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

'T is the voice of the sluggard; I heard him complain, "You have wak'd me too soon, I must slumber again."

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: The Sluggard.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on heaven

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I have been there, and still would go; 'T is like a little heaven below.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Divine Songs. Song xxviii.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on agreement, birds, children, family, and shame

Birds in their little nests agree; And 'tis a shameful sight When children of one family Fall out, and chide, and fight.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Song xvii.

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