Quotes by Tryon Edwards

Tryon Edwards was an American theologian, minister of the Second Congregational Church in New London, Connecticut, from 1845-1857, after having served in Rochester, New York. He was best known for his collection of quotations, A Dictionary of Thoughts, a book of quotations, for his compilation of the sixteen sermons of his great grandfather, Jonathan Edwards, on 1 Corinthians 13 as Charity And Its Fruits; Christian love as manifested in the heart and life, and for his edition of the works of his grandfather, Jonathan Edwards.

The best Quotes and Sayings

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

- Tryon Edwards

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

- Tryon Edwards

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

- 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

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