34 Hosea Ballou Quotes

  • "It is in sickness that we most feel the need of that sympathy which shows how much we are dependent upon one another for our comfort, and even necessities. Thus disease, opening our eyes to the realities of life, is an indirect blessing."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Health, Illness


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

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Reasoning, Beauty


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

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Charity, Zeal


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

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Mothers, Education


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

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Religion


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

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Achievement, Business, Work


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

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Lying


  • "Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Good and Evil


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

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Truth, Doubt


  • "Not the least misfortune in a prominent falsehood is the fact that tradition is apt to repeat it for truth."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Lying


  • "Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Health


  • "Moderation is the key to lasting enjoyment."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Happiness


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

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Virtue


  • "Honest and courageous people have very little to say about either their courage or their honesty."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Courage, Honesty


  • "There is one inevitable criterion of judgment touching religious faith. Can you reduce it to practice? If not, have none of it."

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Religion



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