Tryon Edwards - Quotes

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Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.

Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.

Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.

Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.

Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both. ---->>>

Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.

Any act often repeated soon forms a habit; and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel.

One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.

One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches, is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.

Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.

Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end.

Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it; seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.

Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it; seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.

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. ---->>>

People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today. ---->>>

High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds. ---->>>

Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood. ---->>>

To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.

To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.

Most controversies would soon be ended, if those engaged in them would first accurately define their terms, and then adhere to their definitions. ---->>>

To rejoice in another's prosperity is to give content to your lot; to mitigate another's grief is to alleviate or dispel your own. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Mystery is but another name for ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain! ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them. ---->>>

Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both. ---->>>

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so.

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so.

To be good, we must do good; and by doing good we take a sure means of being good, as the use and exercise of the muscles increase their power. ---->>>

To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully. ---->>>

Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence. ---->>>

What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-21, 2015
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Die: 1894
Occupation: Theologian
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Tryon Edwards (7 August 1809, Hartford, Conn.; 4 January 1894, Detroit, Mich.) was an American theologian, best known for compiling A Dictionary of Thoughts, a book of quotations. He published the works of Jonathan Edwards (the younger) in 1842. He also compiled and published the sixteen sermons of his great grandfather, Jonathan Edwards, on 1 Corinthians 13, the "Love Chapter", titling the book "Charity And Its Fruits; Christian love as manifested in the heart and life", which was thought by some to be the most thorough analysis of the text of 1 Corinthians 13 ever written (wikipedia)