Tryon Edwards Quotes
(1809 - 1894)
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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.
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".
Where duty is plain, delay is both foolish and hazardous; where it is not, delay may provide both wisdom and safety.
If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.
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.