"Tears of joy are like the summer rain drops pierced by sunbeams."
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."Hosea Ballou on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."Hosea Ballou on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."Hosea Ballou on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."Hosea Ballou on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."Hosea Ballou on Joseph Campbell
"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."