Tryon Edwards

1809 - 1894

A Quote by Tryon Edwards on habits and strength

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

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on independence

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

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on anxiety, life, power, providence, remedies, and trust

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.

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on guidance, past, present, and wisdom

Apothegms are the wisdom of the past condensed for the instruction and guidance of the present.

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on delay, duty, foolishness, safety, and wisdom

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

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on discipline, education, and mind

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.

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on ignorance and mystery

Mystery is another name for our ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain.

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on devil, errors, prejudice, and truth

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 (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on assumptions, facts, faith, inconsistency, laws, and science

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.

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards

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

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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