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Hosea Ballou Quotes

Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.
Hosea Ballou
Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
Hosea Ballou
No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.
Hosea Ballou
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Hosea Ballou
Hatred is self-punishment. Hatred it the coward's revenge for being intimidated.
Hosea Ballou
There is no such things as "best" in the world of individuals. 
Hosea Ballou
A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
Hosea Ballou
Mystery and innocence are not akin.
Hosea Ballou (Quoted in Good Roads - Volume 27, 1898)
The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper, and render them more important.
Hosea Ballou (Quoted in Rebuilding a Lost Faith by an American Agnostic, 1826)
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
Hosea Ballou (Quoted by Edge-Tools of Speech, 1899)
Weary the path that does not challenge. Doubt is an incentive to truth and patient inquiry leadeth the way.
Hosea Ballou
Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.
Hosea Ballou (Quoted by Edge-Tools of Speech, 1899)
Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
Hosea Ballou (Quoted by Orison Swett Marden)
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Hosea Ballou (Quoted in The History of Pettis County, 1882)


Hosea Ballou Biography

Born: April 30, 1771
Died: June 7, 1852

Hosea Ballou was an American educator and theologian. He is known for being the founder of the Universalist Magazine.

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