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Трайон Эдвардс


Tryon Edwards

Фотография Трайон Эдвардс (photo Tryon Edwards)

День рождения: 07.08.1809 года
Место рождения: Харвард, , Коннектикут ,США
Дата смерти: 04.01.1894 года
Место смерти: Детройт, , Мичиган, США
Возраст: 84 года

Quotes of Tryon Edwards


  • ⋅Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the invidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Thoughts lead on to purposes; purposes go forth in action; actions form habits; habits decide character; and character fixes our destiny. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Never be so brief as to become obscure. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅We should be as careful of the books we read, as of the company we keep. The dead very often have more power than the living. /Tryon Edwards
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  • ⋅Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another -- too often ending in the loss of both. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial; but if honest, and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead to full establishment of the truth. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅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
  • ⋅Happiness is like manna; it is to be gathered in grains, and enjoyed every day. It will not keep; it cannot be accumulated; nor have we got to go out of ourselves or into remote places to gather it, since it has rained down from a Heaven, at our very door /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Right actions in the future are the best apologies for bad actions in the past. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅He that never changes his opinion never corrects mistakes and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher or better than themselves. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth; inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Anxiety is the poison of human life; the parent of many sins and of more miseries. In a world where everything is doubtful, and where we may be disappointed, and be blessed in disappointment, why this restless stir and commotion of mind? Can it alter the cause, or unravel the mystery of human events? /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Some men are born old, and some men never seem so. If we keep well and cheerful, we are always young and at last die in youth even when in years would count as old. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow up. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure way to teach easily and successfully. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅To rule one's anger is well to prevent it is better. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅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. /Tryon Edwards
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  • ⋅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
  • ⋅Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Any act often repeated soon forms a habit and habit allowed, steady gains in strength, At first it may be but as a spider's web, easily broken through, but if not resisted it soon binds us with chains of steel. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅If rich men would remember that shrouds have no pockets, they would, while living, share their wealth with their children, and give for the good of others, and so know the highest pleasure wealth can give. /Tryon Edwards
  • ⋅Anecdotes are sometimes the best vehicles of truth, and if striking and appropriate, are often more impressive and powerful than argument /Tryon Edwards
Goss Malone
Omalone1 16.07.2019 07:48:16
Women think that all men are equal, and this is their strength, men think all women are different - it destroys them.

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