Hosea Ballou (April 30, 1771 - June 06, 1852)
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Error is always more busy than truth.
Doubt is an incentive to truth, and patient inquiry leadeth the way.
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.
The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper and render them more important
Religion which requires persecution to sustain, it is of the devil's propagation.
The bulls have some work to do today.
It is not our follies that make me laugh it is our sapiences
Michel de Montaigne
(February 28, 1533 - September 13, 1592)
It is not titles that honor men, but men that honor titles.