Hosea Ballou Quotes

Obedience sums up our entire duty.

Hosea Ballou

Obedience, as it regards the social relations, the rules of society, and the laws of nature and nature's God, should commence at the cradle and end only at the tomb.

Hosea Ballou

Idleness is emptiness; the tree in which the sap is stagnant, remains fruitless.

Hosea Ballou

Hypocrisy is oftenest clothed in the garb of religion.

Hosea Ballou

It is my humble prayer that I may be of some use in my day and generation

Hosea Ballou

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

Hosea Ballou

No one has a greater asset for his business than a man's pride in his work.

Hosea Ballou

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.

Hosea Ballou

It is but a step from companionship to slavery when one associates with vice.

Hosea Ballou

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.

Hosea Ballou

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

Hosea Ballou

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

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Those who commit injustice bear the greatest burden.

Hosea Ballou

Hatred is self-punishment.

Hosea Ballou

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

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God's glowing covenant.

Hosea Ballou
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