Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


There is one court whose “findings” are incontrovertible, and whose sessions are held in the chambers of our own breast.
Hosea Ballou.—MSS.: Sermons.

God is in the word ought, and therefore it outweighs all but God.
Joseph Cook.—Boston Monday Lectures: Unexplored Remainders in Conscience. Lecture.

Our secret thoughts are rarely heard except in secret. No man knows what conscience is until he understands what solitude can teach him concerning it.
Joseph Cook.—Boston Monday Lectures: Is Conscience Infallible? Lecture.

The Unknown is an ocean. What is conscience? The compass of the Unknown.
Joseph Cook.—Boston Monday Lectures: The Laughter of the Soul at Itself. Lecture.