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He that never changes his opinions, never corrects his mistakes, will never be wiser on the morrow than he is today.

Tryon Edwards (1809-1894) American theologian, writer, lexicographer
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Right actions for the future are the best apologies for wrong ones in the past.

Tryon Edwards (1809-1894) American theologian, writer, lexicographer
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Hell is truth seen too late — duty neglected in its season.

Tryon Edwards (1809-1894) American theologian, writer, lexicographer
A Dictionary of Thoughts (1891)
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To rule one’s anger is well; to prevent it is still better.

Tryon Edwards (1809-1894) American theologian, writer, lexicographer
A Dictionary of Thoughts (1908 ed.)
Added on 26-Jul-13 | Last updated 15-Jul-13
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Hell is truth seen too late.

Tryon Edwards (1809-1894) American theologian, writer, lexicographer
A Dictionary of Thoughts (1908)

Also attributed to Henry Gardner Adams, Georg Hegel, John Locke, Anatole France, William Sloane Coffin, Thomas Hobbes, and Michaelangelo.Full text.
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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.

Tryon Edwards (1809-1894) American theologian, writer, lexicographer
A Dictionary of Thoughts (1908)
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Often wrongly quoted, "... best apologies for bad actions in the past."
Added on 9-Jun-19 | Last updated 9-Jun-19
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