Tyron Edwards Quotes (13 quotations)

1. 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? - Tyron Edwards

2. 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. - Tyron Edwards

3. Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both. - Tyron Edwards

4. 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. - Tyron Edwards

5. He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today. - Tyron Edwards

6. 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 insidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood. - Tyron Edwards

7. 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 - Tyron Edwards

8. Sin with the multitude, and your responsibility and guilt are as great and as truly personal, as if you alone had done the wrong. - Tyron Edwards

9. Sinful and forbidden pleasures are like poisoned bread; they may satisfy appetite for the moment, but there is death in them at the end. - Tyron Edwards

10. 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. - Tyron Edwards

11. The slanderer and the assassin differ only in the weapon they use; with the one it is the dagger, with the other the tongue. The former is worse that the latter, for the last only kills the body, while the other murders the reputation. - Tyron Edwards

12. 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. - Tyron Edwards

13. Whoever in prayer can say, "Our Father," acknowledges and should feel the brotherhood of the whole race of mankind. - Tyron Edwards

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