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

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

  3. A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.

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

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

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

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

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

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

  10. Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.

  11. Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.

  12. Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.

  13. 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.

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

  15. Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.

  16. 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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  17. The act of divine worship is the inestimable privilege of man, the only created being who bows in humility and adoration.

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About Hosea Ballou

Name Hosea Ballou
About Universalist clergyman and founder-editor of The Universalist Magazine 1819-1828.
Quotes 17 quotes
Nationality American
Profession Clergyman
Birthday April 30, 1771
Top topics doubt, nature, happiness, praise, truth

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