Tryon Edwards

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Tryon Edwards

Tryon Edwards

Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Never be so brief as to become obscure.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another -- too often ending in the loss of both.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws -- a thing which can never be demonstrated.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in grains, and enjoyed every day. It will not keep; it cannot be accumulated; nor have we got to go out of ourselves or into remote places to gather it, since it has rained down from a Heaven, at our very doorMore Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events?More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow up.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully.More Tryon Edwards [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To rule one's anger is well to prevent it is better.More Tryon Edwards [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.More Tryon Edwards [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
We weep over the graves of infants and the little ones taken from us by death but an early grave may be the shortest way to heaven.More Tryon Edwards [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.More Tryon Edwards [03/12/2018 02:03:32]

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