Quotes by Hosea Ballou

Hosea Ballou was an American Universalist clergyman and theological writer. Originally a Baptist, he converted to Universalism in 1789. He preached in a number of towns in Vermont, New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

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Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.

TruthHosea Ballou
 
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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.

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Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.

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

Happiness, MoneyHosea Ballou
 
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Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

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