Hosea Ballou - Quotes

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

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

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

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

Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden. ---->>>

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

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

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character. ---->>>

Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation. ---->>>

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

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction. ---->>>

Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature. ---->>>

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage. ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

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

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. ---->>>

Error is always more busy than truth. ---->>>

Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable. ---->>>

Hatred is self-punishment. ---->>>

There is no such things as 'best' in the world of individuals. ---->>>

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

Never be so brief as to become obscure. ---->>>

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

Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: April 30, 1771
Birthplace: Richmond, New Hampshire, US
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Clergyman

Hosea Ballou (April 30, 1771 – June 7, 1852) was an American Universalist clergyman and theological writer. He has been called one of the fathers of American Universalism.(wikipedia)