Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.
Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)
Contributed by: Zaady
Preventives of evil are far better than remedies; cheaper and easier of application, and surer in result.
He who can suppress a moment's anger may prevent a day of sorrow.
To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is still better.
Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy.
Apothegms are the wisdom of the past condensed for the instruction and guidance of the present.
Where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and hazardous; where it is not, delay may be both wisdom and safety.
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.
Mystery is another name for our ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain.
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.
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