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Hosea Ballou quotes (13)

Disease is the retribution of outraged nature.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Disease

Real happiness is cheap enough yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Unsorted

Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human the latter is divine.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Zeal

The act of divine worship is the inestimable privilege of man the only created being who bows in humility and adoration.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Worship

Hatred is self-punishment.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Hate

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Breeding

Forty is the old age of youth fifty is the youth of old age.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Youth

It is what we give up not what we lay up that adds to our lasting store.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Philanthropy

A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Habit

Education commences at the mothers knee and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Children

Mystery and innocence are not akin.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Mystery

Pretension almost always overdoes the original and hence exposes itself.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Pretension

Suspicion is far more apt to be wrong than right; oftener unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue and always an enemy to happiness.
Hosea Ballou   Category: Suspicion