34 Hosea Ballou Quotes

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Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
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If gratitude is due from children to their earthly parent, how much more is the gratitude of the great family of men due to our father in Heaven?
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They have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind.
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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.
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There is no possible excuse for a guarded lie. Enthusiastic and impulsive people will sometimes falsify thoughtlessly, but equivocation is malice pretense.
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Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.
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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.
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Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.
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As unkindness has no remedy at law, let its avoidance be with you a point of honor.
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Error is always more busy than truth.
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There is no such thing as "best" in the world of individuals.
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Everything in the world exists to end up in a book.
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Hatred is self-punishment.
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Never be so brief as to become obscure.
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Forty is the old age of youth; fifty is the youth of old age.
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Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
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Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
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Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
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Preaching is too much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.
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There is one inevitable criterion of judgment touching religious faith. Can you reduce it to practice? If not, have none of it.
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Honest and courageous people have very little to say about either their courage or their honesty.
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Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.
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Moderation is the key to lasting enjoyment.
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Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.
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Not the least misfortune in a prominent falsehood is the fact that tradition is apt to repeat it for truth.
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