Hosea Ballou

1771 - 1852

A Quote by Hosea Ballou on experience and theory

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

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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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 argument, life, practice, and skepticism

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

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on divinity, humility, privilege, and worship

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

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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