Isaac Watts

Isaac Watts (17 July 1674 – 25 November 1748) was an English hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymnwriter, he was recognised as the "Father of English Hymnody", credited with some 750 hymns. Many of his hymns remain in use today, and have been translated into many languages.

Read more about Isaac Watts:  Life, Watts and Hymnody, Significant Cultural or Contemporary Impacts, Other Works, Memorials

Famous quotes by isaac watts:

    Thoughts, like old vultures, prey upon their heart-strings,
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)

    My God, my life, my love,
    To Thee, to Thee I call;
    I cannot live if Thou remove,
    For Thou art all in all.
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)

    Thus he wastes half his days, and his hours without number,
    Isaac Watts (1674–1748)