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Tryon Edwards Quotes and Sayings

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Most controversies would soon be ended,
if those engaged in them would first accurately define their terms,
and then adhere to their definitions.
- Tryon Edwards

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

To rule one's anger is well; to prevent it is better.
- 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

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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Credulity is belief in slight evidence,
with no evidence, or against evidence.
- Tryon Edwards

To waken interest and kindle enthusiasm is the sure
way to teach easily and successfully.
- Tryon Edwards

Right actions in the future are the best apologies
for bad actions in the past.
- Tryon Edwards

High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.
- Tryon Edwards

Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth;
inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.
- 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

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

Every parting is a form of death, as every reunion is a type of heaven.
- Tryon Edwards

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

Age does not depend upon years, but upon temperament and health.
Some men are born old, and some never grow so.
- Tryon Edwards

Mystery is but another name for ignorance;
if we were omniscient,
all would be perfectly plain!
- Tryon Edwards

To rejoice in another's prosperity is to give content to your lot;
to mitigate another's grief is to alleviate or dispel your own.
- 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

What we gave, we have; What we spent,
we had; What we left, we lost.
- 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

One of the great lessons the fall of the leaf teaches,
is this: do your work well and then be ready to depart when God shall call.
- 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

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

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

Controversies are a package deal in this industry.
You just have to understand that and accept it.
- Akshay Kumar

We are too much accustomed to attribute to a single
cause that which is the product of several,
and the majority of our controversies come from that.
- Marcus Aurelius

The formation of character in young people is educationally
a different task from and a prior task to,
the discussion of the great, difficult ethical controversies of the day.
- William Bennett

It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards
of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.
- Felix Frankfurter

The passionate controversies of one era are viewed
as sterile preoccupations by another,
for knowledge alters what we seek as well as what we find.
- Freda Adler

The controversies between the proletariat and the middle
class had to be smoothed out and bridged over by each
getting to know and understand the other.
- Fritz Sauckel

I decline all noisy, wordy, confused,
and personal controversies.
- Josiah Warren

The most savage controversies are about matters as
to which there is no good evidence either way.
- Bertrand Russell

I have thoroughly gone through the subject of the Incarnation;
and if it served you,
could at any time give you the history from the beginning
of the controversies on this subject,
and of its present form.
- Edward Irving

A number of scientists with greatly different backgrounds
can come up with completely different assessments.
The discussions or controversies are endless.
Once a year, we try to bring the most important discoverers
together to exchange their experiences and knowledge.
- Richard Leakey

Most centrist Democrats...
try to distance themselves from controversies that recall the 1960s.
There are journalistic centrists as well,
who avoid hard truths for the sake of acceptance and legitimacy.
- Tom Hayden

The real problem today is the ineffective and inconsistent
oversight of professional boxing,
which has led to continuing scandals,
controversies, unethical practices, and unnecessary
injuries and deaths in the sport.
- Charles W. Pickering

If the Union is once severed, the line of separation
will grow wider and wider,
and the controversies which are now debated and settled
in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields
of battle and determined by the sword.
- Andrew Jackson

Well, I thought the Sex Pistols were the cream of the crop.
They came in and topped everybody, for sure.
They took all the existing strands and made a perfect package out of them.
- Richard Hell

Rest assured that my support for any eventual reform
package will be based firmly upon what is in the best
interests of the people of Upstate New York,
not any party or president.
- James T. Walsh

These big-package releases.
There should be a cute name for them.
- Julian Assange

We do not fall in love with the package of the person,
we fall in love with the inside of a person.
- Anne Heche

At the same time, Republicans are pushing a $70 billion
tax package that will overwhelmingly benefit the most
wealthy Americans and actually increases the deficit by $16 billion.
- Marty Meehan

In our recovery package we put new standards of accountability and transparency,
which we hope will now apply.
- Nancy Pelosi

I have written a few children's books.
The first book that I wrote was for children.
It was called "The Package", and it was a mystery story in pictures.
It had no words.
- Laurie Anderson

This Tourette's center sent me a package that was like 900 hundred pages.
- Robin Tunney

I think it's great if a guy has a good sized package.
- Janet Jackson

I like the whole package to be good,
It's a rarity that that happens,
so I end up not working a lot.
- Robin Wright Penn

I didn't work on the killing floor.
I worked in the section where you break the meat down and package it.
- Marg Helgenberger

We always strive to be the best in the wage package.
- James Sinegal

Virgin Records will probably release their own package sometime next year.
- Paula Abdul

The scanning of barcodes, or the reading of RFID transponders,
generates data that is used in a software package to
provide management or control information.
- Mike Marsh

If we don't get this economy going, the numbers that
represent this stimulus package are going to be small
compared to the loss of revenue to the federal government for our economy.
- Judd Gregg

Here comes 40.
I'm feeling my age and I've ordered the Ferrari.
I'm going to get the whole mid-life crisis package.
- Keanu Reeves

I've never wanted just part of the package,
part of the prize.
I want it all!
- Bill McCartney

Comics as art.
I do comics as comics, and my opportunity to tell stories.
Simple.
Basic.
Let the characters have the excitement,
not the package.
That's where I come from.
- Jaime Hernandez

I think all the bad blood started when Geffen released
a greatest hits package of my solo stuff.
- Sammy Hagar

Information about the package is as important as the package itself.
- Frederick W. Smith

I voted for the Deficit Reduction Package with significant
heartburn over the student aid provisions.
- Bob Inglis

Every month that we do not have an economic recovery
package 500 million Americans lose their jobs.
- Nancy Pelosi

A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

Yes.
We do think that the stimulus package is raising GDP
and raising employment relative to what would have happened otherwise.
- Doug Elmendorf

Women do feel like they're in a box.
Society, Hollywood, some men-they want to wrap women
up in a neat little package.
- Sherilyn Fenn

Ya know what I do almost every day? I wash.
Personal hygiene is part of the package with me.
- Jim Carrey

Any that is why I think any kind of a stimulus package
is going to have to help people who are without work,
without a job, help them have health insurance.
- John Breaux

Red Carpet has a nice package abstraction layer that
allows us to support RPMs and DEBs transparently.
- Nat Friedman

If I'm home with no chore at hand, and a package of books has come,
the television set and the chess board and the unanswered
mail will have to manage without me if one of the books is a detective story.
- Rex Stout

You know, I think the, the crucial thing,
you know, we have put in place what is,
is just simply the biggest, boldest recovery package in history,
right; the stimulus package, biggest ever;
the financial rescue,
absolutely comprehensive; a housing plan -
that is incredible medicine for the economy.
And we fully expect it to work.
- Christina Romer

In fact, I had a series of offers which would have
brought me a lot of money to make films and package TV programs.
There were people who said to me, we'll put a million
dollars in your bank account tomorrow,
which is a hard thing to turn down.
- Roone Arledge


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