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Hosea Ballou

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Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.

Hosea Ballou

A religion which requires persecution to sustain it is of the devil's propagation.

Hosea Ballou

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends towards the formation of character.

Hosea Ballou

Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.

Hosea Ballou

Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.

Hosea Ballou

Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.

Hosea Ballou

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.

Hosea Ballou

Weary the path that does not challenge. Doubt is an incentive to truth and patient inquiry leadeth the way.

Hosea Ballou

Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.

Hosea Ballou

There is no such things as "best" in the world of individuals.

Hosea Ballou

Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.

Hosea Ballou

Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.

Hosea Ballou

It is easy to be beautiful; it is difficult to appear so.

Hosea Ballou

Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.

Hosea Ballou

Everything in the world exists to end up in a book.

Hosea Ballou

Error is always more busy than truth.

Hosea Ballou

Hatred is self-punishment.

Hosea Ballou

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

Doubt is an incentive to truth, and patient inquiry leadeth the way.

Hosea Ballou

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.

Hosea Ballou

Suspicion is far more to be wrong than right; more often unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.

Hosea Ballou

Hatred is self-punishment. Hatred it the coward's revenge for being intimidated.

Hosea Ballou

Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

Hosea Ballou

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.

Hosea Ballou

Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.

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