„Thy way, not mine, O Lord,
However dark it be!
Lead me by Thine own hand;
Choose out the path for me.“

Forrás: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 511.

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Horatius Bonar fénykép
Horatius Bonar12
British minister and poet 1808 - 1889

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Frederick William Faber fénykép

„I have no cares, O blessed Will!
For all my cares are Thine;
I live in triumph, Lord, for Thou
Hast made Thy triumph mine.“

—  Frederick William Faber British hymn writer and theologian 1814 - 1863

Forrás: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 44.

Gemma Galgani fénykép
Teresa of Ávila fénykép
Robert Frost fénykép

„Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee
And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.“

—  Robert Frost, In the Clearing

"Forgive, O Lord," In the Clearing (1962)
First published in the Harvard Alumni Bulletin (12 November 1960), p. 157 http://books.google.com/books?id=9J_lAAAAMAAJ&q=%22Forgive+O+Lord+my+little+jokes+on+Thee+And+I'll+forgive+Thy+great+big+one+on+me%22&pg=PA157#v=onepage
1960s
Változat: Forgive, O Lord, my little jokes on Thee And I'll forgive Thy great big one on me.

Samuel I. Prime fénykép
Henry Kirke White fénykép

„O Lord, another day has flown,And we, a lonely band, Are met once more before thy throne, To bless thy fostering hand“

—  Henry Kirke White English poet 1785 - 1806

Opening quatrain from White's hymn A Hymn of Family Worship The Poetical Works of Henry Kirke White, Pickering London 1855.
Other

Frances Ridley Havergal fénykép
Washington Gladden fénykép
Izumi Shikibu fénykép

„Out of the dark,
Into a dark path
I now must enter:
Shine on me from afar,
Moon of the mountain fringe!“

—  Izumi Shikibu Japanese poet 976 - 1033

Translated by Arthur Waley
"Said to be [Izumi Shikibu's] death-verse; the moon may refer to Buddha's teachings." Anthology Of Japanese Literature (1955) by Donald Keene, p. 92
Eredeti: (da) Kuraki yori
Kuraki michi ni zo
lrinubeki
Haruka ni terase
Yama no ha no tsuki.

Henry Van Dyke fénykép

„Guide Thou my hand within that hand of Thine —
Thy wounded hand! — until its tremblings take
Strength from Thy touch.“

—  Dora Greenwell English poet 1821 - 1882

Reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 88.

Leo Tolstoy fénykép

„Condemn me if you choose — I do that myself, — but condemn me, and not the path which I am following, and which I point out to those who ask me where, in my opinion, the path is.“

—  Leo Tolstoy Russian writer 1828 - 1910

"Letter to N.N.," quoted by Havelock Ellis in "The New Spirit" http://books.google.com/books?id=xCp6OIGcojMC& (1892) p. 226

Ephrem the Syrian fénykép

„O Lord and Master of my life, give me not a spirit of sloth, vain curiosity, lust for power and idle talk, but give to me, Thy servant, a spirit of soberness, humility, patience and love.“

—  Ephrem the Syrian Syriac deacon and a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer and theologian of the 4th century 306 - 373

"Prayer of Ephrem" as translated in The Lenten Triodion (1978) by Mother Mary and Archimandrite Kallistos Ware, p. 69
Variant translations:
O Lord and Master of my life, give me not a spirit of sloth, vain curiosity, lust for power and idle talk, but give to me, your servant, a spirit of soberness, humility, patience and love. O Lord and King, grant me to see my own faults and not to condemn my brother: for you are blessed for ever and ever. Amen. O God, cleanse me, a sinner.
As translated in Who's Holding the Umbrella (1984) by William E. Yaeger, p. 70
Kontextus: O Lord and Master of my life, give me not a spirit of sloth, vain curiosity, lust for power and idle talk, but give to me, Thy servant, a spirit of soberness, humility, patience and love. O Lord and King, grant me to see my own faults and not to condemn my brother: for blessed art Thou to the ages of ages. Amen. O God, cleanse me, a sinner.

Anne Brontë fénykép
Rudyard Kipling fénykép

„If I were damned of body and soul,
I know whose prayers would make me whole,
Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine.“

—  Rudyard Kipling English short-story writer, poet, and novelist 1865 - 1936

Mother o' Mine http://whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au/words/authors/K/KiplingRudyard/verse/p3/motheromine.html (1891).
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Frances Ridley Havergal fénykép
Elton John fénykép
Frances Ridley Havergal fénykép

„Jesus, my life is Thine,
And ever more shall be
Hidden in Thee,
For nothing can untwine
Thy life from mine.“

—  Frances Ridley Havergal British poet and hymn-writer 1836 - 1879

Forrás: Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 610.

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