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Hosea Ballou

American,  Clergyman
Total Quotes : 25
Age Fifty Old

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

- Hosea Ballou

Truth Incentive Inquiry

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

- Hosea Ballou

Truth Cowardice Falsehood

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.

- Hosea Ballou

Parents Brevity Correction

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.

- Hosea Ballou

Blood Exaggeration Nearly

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

- Hosea Ballou

Education Little Children

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

- Hosea Ballou

Nature Mountains Like

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

- Hosea Ballou

Book World Exists

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

- Hosea Ballou

Beauty Beautiful Appear

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

- Hosea Ballou

Hatred

Hatred is self-punishment.

- Hosea Ballou

Nature Medical Disease

Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.

- Hosea Ballou

Never Obscure Brief

Never be so brief as to become obscure.

- Hosea Ballou

Truth Always More

Error is always more busy than truth.

- Hosea Ballou

Injustice Bear Commit

Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.

- Hosea Ballou

Happiness Counterfeit How

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

- Hosea Ballou

Charity Never Latter

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

- Hosea Ballou

Always More Unjust

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

Always Very Theories

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

- Hosea Ballou

Parent Vice Itself

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

- Hosea Ballou

Inspirational Rain Drops

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

- Hosea Ballou