"Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Hosea Ballou on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."Hosea Ballou on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."Hosea Ballou on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."Hosea Ballou on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."Hosea Ballou on Oscar Wilde
"Forty is the old age of youth, fifty is the youth of old age."
"Falsehood is cowardice, the truth courage."
"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."