American Universalist minister (1771–1852)
Hosea Ballou D.D. was an American Universalist clergyman and theological writer.
Hosea Ballou Quotes
Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age.
Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage.
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Real happiness is cheap enough, yet how dearly we pay for its counterfeit.
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.
Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams.
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Pretension almost always overdoes the original, and hence exposes itself.
Doubt is an incentive to truth, and patient inquiry leadeth the way.
The act of divine worship is the inestimable privilege of man, the only created being who bows in humility and adoration.