Adin Ballou

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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
George Borrow
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Adin Ballou (1803 - 1890) was an American Unitarian minister, abolitionist and pacifist.


  • But now, instead of discussion and argument, brute force rises up to the rescue of discomfited error, and crushes truth and right into the dust. 'Might makes right,' and hoary folly totters on in her mad career escorted by armies and navies.
    • Christian Non-Resistance: In All its Important Bearings, Illustrated and Defended (1846)

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