Hosea Ballou

1771 - 1852

A Quote by Hosea Ballou on character, children, education, and motherhood

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

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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A Quote by Hosea Ballou on energy and mountains

Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.

Hosea Ballou (1771 - 1852)

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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 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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