"Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Hosea Ballou on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Hosea Ballou on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Hosea Ballou on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Hosea Ballou on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Hosea Ballou on Abraham Lincoln
"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."