American Universalist minister (1771–1852)
Hosea Ballou D.D. was an American Universalist clergyman and theological writer.
Hosea Ballou Quotes Page 2
A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
Preaching is to much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.
Theories are always very thin and insubstantial, experience only is tangible.
Never let your zeal outrun your charity. The former is but human, the latter is divine.
Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.
Suspicion is far more apt to be wrong than right; oftener unjust than just. It is no friend to virtue, and always an enemy to happiness.