- Publius Ovidius (Ovid) born B. C. 43.
- Sir Isaac Newton died 1727.
- Karl August Nicander born 1799.
- Henrik Ibsen born 1828.
Only he who lives in truth finds it. The deepest truth is not born of conscious striving, but comes in the quiet hour when a noble nature gives itself into the keeping of life, to suffer, to feel, to think, and to act as it is moved by a wisdom not its own.
Lord God, I thank thee for the silent ways of revelation which bring hopeful communion with thee. Help me to be composed, that my life may not create a noise and my soul miss the messages that come from the depths of truth and love. Amen.