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Tryon Edwards
1809 - 1894
Nationality: American
Category: Theologian
Subcategory: American Theologian

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


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.


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


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


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


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


Compromise is but the sacrifice of one right or good in the hope of retaining another - too often ending in the loss of both.


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