Best Quotes by Tryon Edwards (Top 10)

  1. Some so speak in exaggerations and superlatives that we need to make a large discount from their statements before we can come at their real meaning.
  2. Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.
  3. Always have a book at hand, in the parlor, on the table, for the family; a book of condensed thought and striking anecdote, of sound maxims and truthful apothegms. It will impress on your own mind a thousand valuable suggestions, and teach your children a thousand lessons of truth and duty. Such a book is a casket of jewels for your housebold.
  4. Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past.
  5. Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny.
  6. Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so.
  7. Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.
  8. If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
  9. 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.
  10. 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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