Tryon Edwards Quotes

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"Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood" Tryon Edwards
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Accuracy   

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"Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian   

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"Contemplation is to knowledge what digestion is to food - the way to get life out of it" Tryon Edwards
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"Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so." Tryon Edwards
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Age And Aging    American Theologian   

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"Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both" Tryon Edwards
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"High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian   

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

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"Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them" Tryon Edwards
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"To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian    Enthusiasm   

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"Whoever in prayer can say, ""Our Father,"" acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind" Tryon Edwards
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"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." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian   

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"People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian   

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"He that is possessed with a prejudice is possessed with a devil, and one of the worst kinds of devils, for it shuts out the truth, and often leads to ruinous error" Tryon Edwards
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Prejudice   

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"Anecdotes are sometimes the best vehicles of truth, and if striking and appropriate, are often more impressive and powerful than argument" Tryon Edwards
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Anecdotes   

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"To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is still better" Tryon Edwards
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Anger   

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"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." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian   

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"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." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian   

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"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." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian   

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"What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian   

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"Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong" Tryon Edwards
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Guilt   

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"Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven." Tryon Edwards
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American Theologian    Death   





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