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.
Tryon Edwards (1809 - 1894)
Contributed by: Zaady
Deviation from either truth or duty is a downward path.
Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.
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.
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