Tryon Edwards Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old tryon edwards quotes, tryon edwards sayings, and tryon edwards proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


True humility is not an abject, groveling, self-despising spirit; it is but a right estimate of ourselves as God sees us.     

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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 door.     

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

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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.     

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

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There is often as much independence in not being led, as in not being driven.     

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.     

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

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

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

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If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.     

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If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.     

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

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

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

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Where duty is plain delay is both foolish and hazardous; where it is not, delay may be both wisdom and safety.     

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Have a time and place for everything, and do everything in its time and place, and you will not only accomplish more, but have far more leisure than those who are always hurrying.     

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Never be so brief as to become obscure.     

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

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

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

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Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction.     

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Hell is truth seen too late - duty neglected in its season.     

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

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