Tyron Edwards Quotes

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If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
— Tyron Edwards

teaching

Facts are God's arguments; we should be careful never to misunderstand or pervert them.

facts

Mystery is but another name for our ignorance; if we were omniscient, all would be perfectly plain.
— Tyron Edwards
People never improve unless they look to some standard or example higher and better than themselves.

example

Prejudices are rarely overcome by argument; not being founded in reason they cannot be destroyed by logic.

prejudice

He that never changes his opinions never corrects his mistakes, and will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.
— Tyron 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.
— Tyron Edwards
Speculate not too much on the mysteries of truth or providence. The effort to explain everything sometimes may endanger faith.
— Tyron 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.

helping others

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.

exaggeration

Right actions for the future are the best apologies for wrong ones in the past—the best evidence of regret for them that we can offer, or the world receive.

apology

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
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 to fill it with the accumulation of others.
— Tyron Edwards

for teachers education

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.
— Tyron Edwards

wealth

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

self-control

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'.
— Tyron Edwards

sorrow