The best Quotes by Hosea Ballou

The best Quotes by Hosea Ballou

Hosea Ballou D.D. (April 30, 1771 – June 7, 1852) was an American Universalist clergyman and theological writer.

Doubt is the incentive to truth and inquiry leads the way.
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.
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
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Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.

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No one has ever been delighted to be in Boston in December. December? What are you excited about? "Oh, I love chapped lips and getting thrown up on by Patriots fans, how peachy."
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - December 2022
Welcome to Boston, where the weather is made up and the seasons don't matter.
Boston's freeway system is insane. It was clearly designed by a person who had spent his childhood crashing toy trains.
Let's be honest: There's no better college town than Boston.
We say the cows laid out Boston. Well, there are worse surveyors.
Everything about Boston is unique. It isn't one thing. Boston is its own deal.
When you think about Boston, Harvard and M.I.T. are the brains of the city, and its soul might be Faneuil Hall or the State House or the Old Church. But I think the pulsing, pounding heart of Boston is Fenway Park.
If you haven't taken pics on Acorn Street, strolled through the Public Garden, or kayaked on the Charles, do you actually live in Boston?
Boston is a city that has the power to convince you to change what teams you root for.
In Boston they ask, how much does he know? In New York, how much is he worth? In Philadelphia, who were his parents?
Boston was a great city to grow up in, and it probably still is. We were surrounded by two very important elements: academia and the arts. I was surrounded by theater, music, dance, museums. And I learned how to sail on the Charles River. So I had a great childhood in Boston. It was wonderful.
Ireland... Europe's Boston.
John Oliver (Last Week Tonight)
You can leave Boston, but it will never leave you.
Thanks New Hampshire...
You're the reason 49 other states have to buy signs saying "Buckle up, its the State Law".
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to New Hampshire - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Lies are comforting. Truth is painful.
Truth never wins, but its enemies cease to exist.
Plato is my friend; Aristotle is my friend, but my greatest friend is truth.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.
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That's the misery: Stupid people are so confident, the wise ones full of doubt.
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Create your own path, hone your talent, be ready to show your talent, and don't doubt yourself.
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All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it.
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Keep true to the dreams of thy youth.
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The more sand that has escaped from the hourglass of our life, the clearer we should see through it.
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Youth cannot know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.
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A woman can be gorgeous at 19, charmimg at 29, but only at 39 she is irresistible for the rest of her life. And no woman that has been irresistible, ever turns older than 39.
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When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
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That's the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good f*cking life.
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The happiest people don't worry too much about whether life is fair ot not, they just get on with it.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.

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