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The act of divine worship is the inestimable privilege of man, the only created being who bows in humility and adoration.
Hosea Ballou (Universalist, minister)
There is less misery in being cheated than in that kind of wisdom which perceives, or thinks it perceives, that all mankind are cheats.
E. H. Chapin (Universalist, clergy)
The law of heaven is love.
Hosea Ballou (Universalist, minister)
He that has no rule over his own spirit is wholly incapable of ruling children.
Otis Ainsworth Skinner, Letters on the Moral Duties of Parents Boston: Benjamin B. Mussey (1844) p. 76 (Universalist, minister, President of Lombard University, educator, editor, author)
Sentiment lies back of all achievement. It is the dynamite that stimulates to noble endeavor and glorious action.
Quillen H. Shinn (Universalist, missionary, clergy)  quoted in William H. McGaluflin, D.D., Faith with Power: A Life Story of Quillen Hamilton Shinn, D.D. (1912) ) p.255
Failures are sure to come to most men, somewhere, somehow. When they come, let the man consult his watch and see what time it is…and let him rally his forces for another charge in the hope of final victory.
George L. Perin (Universalist, clergy, missionary), The Sunny Side of Life (1900) p.319
A single bad habit will mar an otherwise faultless character, as an ink-drop soileth the pure white page.
Hosea Ballou (Universalist, clergy)
No story would be true to life, if it did not sometimes touch the heart with the sad chant of faded joys and blasted hopes.
Henry Birdsall Soule (Universalist, author, clergy) quoted by  Caroline Augusta Soule, Memoir of Rev. H. B. Soule (1852) p.86
Setting is preliminary to brighter rising; decay is a process of advancement; death is the condition of higher and more fruitful life.
E. H. Chapin (Universalist, clergy)
God read her heart; I am glad I cannot.
Caroline Augusta Soule, “The Broken Window,” Home Life (1855) p.240 (Universalist, author, editor, missionary, clergy)