(Ps of David) Hear my voice, O God, in my complaint; Preserve my life from dread of the enemy. Psalm 64:1 It is very desirable that we should all advance to that perfection of love in which we shall fear no longer; but it is very undesirable, until we have reached that stage, that we should allow any inferior agent rather than God to cast out our fear. C. S. Lewis

For the inward thought and the heart of a man are deep. Psalm 64:6b So complex is the human spirit that it can itself scarce discern the deep springs which impel it to action Arthur Conan Doyle 1859-1930 Scottish writer author Sherlock Holmes

The righteous man will be glad in the Lord and will take refuge in Him; And all the upright in heart will glory. Psalm 64:10 The way to make all the upright rejoice is to be upright ourselves. Charles H. Spurgeon, 1834-92

(Psalm of David) There will be silence before You, and praise in Zion, O God, And to You the vow will be performed. Psalm 65:1 Sincere worship is to quicken the conscience by the holiness of God, to feed the mind with the truth of God, to purge the imagination by the beauty of God, to open the heart to the love of God; so as to devote the will to the purpose of God. William Temple 1881–1944

Iniquities overwhelm me; only You can atone for our rebellions. Psalm 65:3
Only he who has learned by serious reflection and bitter personal experience the gravity and the hopelessness of the bondage of sin; rightly understands the meaning, the freedom and the brightness of the Gospel of Christ. Alexander Maclaren, 1826-1910, British Baptist expository preacher