Hosea Ballou

1771 - 1852

A Quote by Hosea Ballou on courage, cowardice, falsehood, and truth

Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on happiness

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

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on disease and nature

Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on innocence and mystery

Mystery and innocence are not akin.

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on originality

Pretension almost always overdoes the original, and hence exposes itself.

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on character, habits, and purity

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

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on enemies, friendship, happiness, injustice, justice, suspicion, and virtue

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 (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on charity, divinity, and zeal

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

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on brevity, correction, and parenthood

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on doubt, patience, truth, and incentive

Doubt is an incentive to truth, and patient inquiry leadeth the way.

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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