Isaac Watts

1674 - 1748

A Quote by Isaac Watts on faults and lies

And he that does one fault at first And lies to hide it, makes it two.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Song xv.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on mind and soul

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Were I so tall to reach the pole, Or grasp the ocean with my span, I must be measured by my soul: The mind 's the standard of the man.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Horæ Lyricæ, Book ii. False Greatness.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts on devil and idleness

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

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Divine Songs. Song xx.

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A Quote by Isaac Watts

Lord, in the morning thou shalt hear My voice ascending high.

Isaac Watts (1674 - 1748)

Source: Psalm v.

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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 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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