Quotation Explorer - 'Tryon Edwards'

The secret of a good memory is attention, and attention to a subject depends upon our interest in it. We rarely forget that which has made a deep impression on our minds. - Tryon Edwards
If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others. - Tryon Edwards
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
He who can suppress a moment's anger may prevent a day of sorrow. - Tryon Edwards
Quiet and sincere sympathy is often the most welcome and efficient consolation to the afflicted. Said a wise man to one in deep sorrow, "I did not come to comfort you; God only can do that; but I did come to say how deeply and tenderly I feel for you in your affliction". - Tryon Edwards
Where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and hazardous; where it is not, delay may provide both wisdom and safety. - Tryon Edwards
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
Duty performed gives clearness and firmness to faith, and faith thus strengthened through duty becomes the more assured and satisfying to the soul. - Tryon Edwards
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