Tryon Edwards

1809 - 1894

A Quote by Tryon Edwards on god, morality, religion, spirit, and world

Piety and morality are but the same spirit differently manifested. Piety is religion with its face toward God; morality is religion with its face toward the world.

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on improvement and people

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

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.

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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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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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on accuracy, falsehood, and truth

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

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on anger, day, and sorrow

He who can suppress a moment's anger may prevent a day of sorrow.

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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A Quote by Tryon Edwards on anger

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

Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)

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